Five hospitalised after horror multi-car crash

Indian Ocean Drive, Leeman. Picture: Tourism WA
Several people have been injured in a crash on Indian Ocean Drive in Lancelin. Picture: Tourism WA

Multiple people have been rushed to hospital after a three-car crash on a major highway along Western Australia’s coast.

Emergency services attended the crash at the intersection of Indian Ocean Dr and Lancelin Rd in Lancelin about 1pm on Thursday.

Indian Ocean Drive, WA Coral Coast
Five people have been hospitalised following the crash. Picture: Supplied

A girl, a woman aged in her 30s and a second woman aged in her 40s were taken to Joondalup Health Campus.

Another woman in her 30s was taken to the Royal Perth Hospital under normal road conditions, while a second woman in her 40s was taken to the same hospital via a helicopter after sustaining serious injuries in the crash.

The crash comes just hours after two people were killed in Lower Chittering about 5.10am.

Both drivers, a 47-year-old woman and a 54-year-old man, suffered critical head injuries and died at the scene.