Zeehan Highway closed after serious vehicle accident

Tasmania Police

Police are on the scene of a serious single vehicle accident involving a motorcyclist.

The crash scene is on the Zeehan Highway just near Tom Creek.

The Zeehan Highway is closed to traffic in both directions and diversions are in place as follows;

  • At the intersection of Anthony Road and Zeehan Highway – motorists will be turned around.
  • At the intersection of Murchinson Highway and Zeehan Highway – motorists will be diverted through Strahan

It is anticipated the Highway will be closed for several hours whilst the scene is cleared.

Serious injuries are reported and the Westpac Rescue Helicopter has been deployed to the scene.

It is anticipated the Highway will be closed until 4pm.

The rider is being transported by the Westpac Rescue Helicopter to the Royal Hobart Hospital.

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