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Rider dies after Hollow Tree Rd crash

A MOTORCYCLIST has died following a crash on Hollow Tree Rd earlier today. In a statement issued this evening, police said a man aged in his 50s had died as a result of the crash which occurred around 2.40pm today (Monday). “The man, who was was seriously injured and later

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Crash on Hollow Tree Rd

UPDATE 5PM: A motorcyclist is reported to be in a serious condition as a result of the crash earlier today. Hollow Tree Rd remains closed between the Lyell Hwy and Marked Tree Rd. The rider will be taken to the Royal Hobart Hospital for treatment. Motorists are asked to avoid

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Police seeking witnesses to Dromedary smash

POLICE are investigating a two-car crash on Boyer Rd at Dromedary earlier today that left both cars wrecked and saw three people taken to hospital. Police and other emergency services were called to the scene around noon today, following a collision between a black BMW sedan and a red Toyota

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Two injured in Lachlan crash

POLICE say two people were hospitalised after a car flipped over in a single-vehicle accident at Lachlan this afternoon. “Shortly after 3pm on Sunday, police attended a single vehicle car crash on Lachlan Rd at Lachlan, which resulted in a white Commodore station wagon flipping onto its roof, and the

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Seven taken to hospital after Boyer Road smash

SEVEN people were taken to the Royal Hobart Hospital following a two-car crash on Boyer Rd at Dromedary last night. Sergeant Garth Hossack of Tasmania Police said the crash was the result of a head-on collision between a red Ford Fairmont driving towards Bridgewater and a purple Holden Commodore heading

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Police seek witnesses to pedestrian death at Granton

POLICE are seeking witnesses to a fatal crash at Granton that resulted in the death of a man believed to have been walking along the Brooker Highway last night. Sergeant Andrew Sulman of Bellerive Police said it was believed that a man walking south on the highway had been struck

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Walkers rescued on Mt Dromedary

UPDATED: POLICE have updated the information available about the rescue of two bushwalkers at the back of Mt Dromedary last night. A spokesman for marine and rescue services said a phone call was received shortly after 7pm on Friday, from a man who said he was lost in the Mt

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Car seized from Molesworth driver

POLICE have confiscated the car of a 19-year -old Molesworth driver in response to alleged offences on the Midland Highway last night (Saturday). Acting Sergeant Gavin Spencer of Tasmania Police said the young man’s vehicle was confiscated after he allegedly evading police at high speed on the Midland Hwy at

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Tarraleah ‘firearm’ incident draws a blank

A POLICE investigation into an alleged firearms discharge at Tarraleah this morning has drawn a blank, with officers now suspecting it may have been a motor vehicle backfiring as opposed to a firearm incident. It was initially reported that a firearm had been discharged at about 8.30 this morning in

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Derwent Valley rider charged with traffic offences

A MOOGARA man has been charged with multiple traffic offences and had his motorcycle seized following allegations of serious traffic offences at Brighton yesterday. Police say they saw a black Suzuki GSXR 1000 motorcycle overtaking on a corner on Tea Tree Rd with double white lines at about 4.40pm. “The

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Crash closes Molesworth Rd

MOLESWORTH Road at Malbina has been completely blocked by a crash tonight (tonight). Tasmania Police advise that emergency services are in attendance at the single vehicle accident near 75 Molesworth Rd. “The road is completely blocked by the emergency service vehicles as they work to free the driver,” Acting Sergeant

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Woman charged over council fraud allegations

FOLLOWING a long investigation by Tasmania Police and the Central Highlands Council, a woman has been arrested and charged with multiple counts of fraud. In a statement, Oatlands Police said the allegations related to events in period from 2013 until this year, involving property allegedly obtained from various suppliers of

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