Fatal crash west of Northam

Tragic weekend on our roads


26 November 2018

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Major Crash officers are investigating a fatal traffic crash that occurred in Burlong (Northam), Sunday 25 November 2018.

 

At approximately 11.00am a grey Fiat Punto was travelling westerly along Great Eastern Highway when it collided with a red B-Double Road Train Car Carrier,  also travelling westerly.

 

The Fiat then travelled to the incorrect side of the carriageway and collided head-on with a silver VW Touareg that was towing a caravan.

 

The 31-year-old driver of the road train was not injured.

 

The 74-year-old driver of the VW Touareg sustained minor injury. St John Ambulance Paramedics conveyed him to the Northam Hospital where he was discharged a few hours later.

 

The driver of the Fiat Punto, a 20-year-old woman from Burswood, sustained significant injury. St John Ambulance conveyed her to the Northam Hospital where she died a short time later.

 

Major Crash investigators are seeking witnesses who may have seen the crash, or the Fiat Punto, VW Touareg & caravan and the Road Train in the Northam / Burlong area at the time of the crash to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or to make a report online at crimestopperswa.com.au

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