A man has been killed in a motorcycle accident in Maitland overnight.
Just after midnight emergency services were called to Haussman Drive in Thornton, following reports of a crash.
Police establish the male rider of a Yamaha motorcycle lost control after failing to negotiate a bend. He was then ejected from the bike and hit a tree.
The 26 -year old was treated by ambulance crews but died at the scene.
A report will now be prepared for the coroner.