Sassafras fatal crash
Police are investigating the cause of a fatal crash at Sassafras this afternoon.
Around 12.10pm emergency services responded to reports of a crash between a station wagon vehicle and a motorcycle near the intersection of Bass Highway and Native Plains Road.
Sadly, the rider of the motorcycle, a woman in her 40s, died at the scene of the crash. The pillion passenger on the motorcycle, a 9-year-old, sustained serious non-life-threatening injuries and was transported by Ambulance to the Launceston General Hospital.
The driver of the vehicle was not physically injured.
Police are conducting a crash investigation and a report will be prepared for the Coroner.
Our thoughts are with all affected by the crash.