A MAN died this morning after the motorcycle he was riding at Warners Bay hit a kerb, mounted the footpath, and struck a sign post.
Police areinvestigating the circumstances surrounding the crash, and have called for witnesses to come forward.
About 12.15am today, a 29-year-old man was riding a Honda CBR250R motorcycle along King Street at Warners Bay.
As the motorcycle passed the intersection with Myall Street it has struck a kerb, mounted the footpath and travelled some distance before striking a sign post.
The driver was thrown from the machine onto the roadway and was discovered by other motorists who contacted police.
Officers from Lake Macquarie Local Area Command attended along with ambulance paramedics who conveyed the rider to John Hunter Hospital.
The rider died in hospital about 8.40am today.
Investigators believe that alcohol and speed may have been factors in the crash and that the man was not licensed to ride motorcycles.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800th333000
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