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Family appeal for truck driver to come forward

THE family of a man killed in a hit-and-run collision at Waterfall earlier in the week have today joined police in appealing for the other driver to come forward. Around 3pm on Wednesday police were called to Mckell Avenue in the Royal National Park at Waterfall after reports a motorcyclist had crashed. Paul Snepvangers, 58, … Continue reading

Waterfall motorcyclist named

THE family of 58-year-old Paul Snepvangers, killed in a hit and run earlier this week, have made an emotional appeal for the driver of a truck to come forward. The driver allegedly failed to stop after the fatal collision with the motorcycle at Waterfall around 3pm on Wednesday. Police were called to Mckell Avenue in … Continue reading

Waterfall bike death treated as hit and run

THE death of a motorcyclist in the Royal National Park yesterday afternoon is being treated as a hit-and-run. Around 3pm police were called to Mckell Avenue at Waterfall after reports the motorcyclist had crashed. The 58-year-old man was found lying on the road next to his bike suffering fatal injuries. Officers from the Metropolitan Crash … Continue reading

National park motorcyclist dead

POLICE will prepare a report for the Coroner following a fatal motorcycle crash at Waterfall on Wednesday afternoon. About 3pm yesterday a motorcyclist came off his bike on McKell Avenue, Waterfall, about 2km east of the Princes Highway. Police and other emergency services arrived at the scene a short time later; however, the 58-year-old man, … Continue reading

Waterfall bike crash

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding a serious collision at Waterfall this afternoon. About 3pm, a motorcyclist came off their bike on McKell Avenue, Waterfall, about 2km East of the Princes Highway. Emergency services remain on scene and the road remains closed in both directions Princes Highway and Sir Bertram Stevens Drive. Police are urging … Continue reading

Looking Back feature: Waterworth the pioneer whip

By MICK ROBERTS. THE eagerly awaited arrival of the iron horse to the Illawarra in 1886 awoke the world to what is known today as Lawrence Hargrave Drive and its scenic splendour, altering the coastal bush track from a quiet local thoroughfare into a busy main road linking Sydney to Wollongong. Soon after the opening … Continue reading

‘Burgh teen clocked at more than twice the speed limit

A HELENSBURGH ”P plater” was clocked by police allegedly travelling at 211kmh in a 110kmh speed zone at Waterfall this morning. The 19-year-old Helensburgh man, whose plates restrict his speed to 100kmh, was travelling south on the F6 Freeway in his Holden SV6 utility about 9.30am when police stopped him after allegedly doing almost twice … Continue reading

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