Motorcyclist dies in crash at Nundle after his bike leaves the road and hits a sign

A MOTORCYCLIST has died after his bike left the road and hit a road sign south of Tamworth this afternoon.

Police believe the 26-year-old man was riding with another motorcyclist along Hanging Rock Road at Nundle about 1pm on Tuesday, January 8, when the crash occurred.

The rider died at the scene.

Inquiries are continuing.

A report will be prepared for the information of the coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au

Information is treated in strict confidence.

The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.