Police will prepare a report for the Coroner following the death of a 16-year-old boy in Inverell.
A teen, riding his trail bike along a dirt track that runs parallel to Borthwick Street, met an untimely death at 5.15pm on Monday.
The teen was wearing a helmet and protective gear.
The accident happened at the intersection of Borthwick and Eugene streets when the young rider crashed into a power pole and suffered critical injuries.
Officers from New England Police District arrived on scene and commenced CPR until the arrival of paramedics.
He was taken to Inverell Hospital but was unable to be revived.
An investigation is now underway.
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