A motorcycle rider has died following a collision involving a truck along the Monaro Highway just north of Michelago on Monday morning.

The motorcyclist, who is yet to be identified, died at the scene while the truck driver has been taken to hospital for mandatory testing.

The incident occurred just after 8am near Kelly Road.

The Monaro Highway has been closed as a crime scene was established.

The truck involved in the collision along the Monaro Highway

It’s expected the road will remain closed for some time with police urging people to avoid the area.

Light vehicles are being diverted around the crash on Kelly Road.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Heavy vehicles are being told to avoid the area as there is currently no suitable diversion while heavy vehicles already on site are being parked.

Anyone with information or dash cam vision of the incident, or the moments leading up to the incident, is urged to contact Queanbeyan police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.