Motorcyclist and kangaroo killed in freak accident
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A motorcyclist has been killed after hitting a kangaroo on a major Sydney motorway.
Emergency services were called to Sydney’s western suburbs at about 1.20am.
They found a motorbike rider critically injured in the westbound lanes. It’s believed he was pushed into the centre railing following impact.
By-standers and police administered first aid, but he died at the scene.
The body of a dead kangaroo was found nearby.
Elsewhere, a motorcyclist has suffered minor injuries after swerving to miss a fox in the Illawarra region.
An oncoming car then hit the bike on the Princes Highway at Gerringong, sparking a fire.
The motorcyclist escaped without serious injury.