April 28th, 2016
Police are searching for the rider of a badly damaged motorcycle that was involved in a serious crash on a highway.
A passer-by alerted police after coming across the scene on the Hume Freeway near Longwood, in northern Victoria, just after 6am on Sunday.
It is believed the rider struck a wombat, which was found on the scene, causing him to lose control of his bike and crash.
Police are trying to locate the rider of this damaged motorcycle. It is believed the rider was involved in an accident after hitting a wombat on a highway
Money and a shoe were found alongside skid marks which stretched along the road for about 100 metres.
Police are appealing for the rider or anyone who may have picked him up to contact police and have since released images of the motorcycle in hopes someone will recognise it.
The red and white Honda CBR 900 motorcycle has a distinctive face painted on its body.
Upon locating the motorbike, a search was conducted involving police dogs, helicopters and State Emergency Service volunteers.
The registration details of the motorcycle have been checked but they have not been of any assistance to police.
The incident which occurred on Sunday morning at about 6am was reported to police by a passer-by
– Martha Azzi