Police at the intersection of Maxwell Ave and Elizabeth Dr at Mt Pritchard “activated lights and sirens in an attempt to stop the rider” when he failed to stop at the red light at 12.10am.
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“However, the rider crossed to the wrong side of the road and no pursuit was called,” NSW Police said.
“A short time later, the motorcycle hit a truck at the intersection of Dartford St and Horton St, Mt Pritchard.”
NSW Paramedics arrived, but the motorcyclist died at the scene.
A critical incident team will investigate all circumstances surrounding the crash, and the investigation will also be subject to an independent review.
A report will be prepared for the coroner.
Anyone with relevant information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.