Police respond to serious crashes across Perth overnight

Caitlyn RintoulThe West Australian
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From Perth’s northern suburb of Carine to Singleton in the south, police responded to several serious crashes across Perth overnight.
Camera IconFrom Perth’s northern suburb of Carine to Singleton in the south, police responded to several serious crashes across Perth overnight. Credit: Lincoln Baker/WA News, Lincoln Baker/The West Australian.

A man was seriously injured when he was struck while pushing a broken down Mazda ute along Mandurah Road in Singleton on Wednesday about 8.15pm.

The man, understood to be 38-years-old, pushed the car with the driver-side door open in the northbound lanes when a woman, aged in her 20s, driving a Toyota Camry sedan north collided with him.

The crash was about 500m south of the Singleton Beach Road intersection.

St John Ambulance took the man to Royal Perth Hospital.

In Forrestdale about 6pm, a 23-year-old Wellard man riding a Kawasaki motorcycle sustained serious injuries in after he collided with a woman, aged in her 20s, driving a Toyota Yaris.

The Yaris was travelling east on Rowley Road, while motorcycle was heading north on Nicholson Road.

The man was taken to Royal Perth Hospital, while the woman only sustained minor injuries.

In Perth’s northern suburb of Carine, a driver escaped with non-life threatening after a single-vehicle crash into a power-pole near the Reid Highway and Marmion Avenue intersection about 9.15pm.

The driver was taken to hospital before police arrived at the scene but his injuries are understood to be non-life threatening.

It’s unclear if there were any other occupants in the vehicle.

Traffic Enforcement Group officers are seeking anyone with information on any of the crashes to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report on online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au.

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