Man suffers serious burns in car fire

Man suffers serious burns in car fire

Police are investigating a car fire yesterday which left a Cape Burney man with burns to about 30 per cent of his body.

The 48-year-old was taken to Geraldton Regional Hospital and then flown by Royal Flying Doctor Service to Royal Perth Hospital for further treatment.

It is not known if the man was the driver or a passenger in the silver Holden Commodore.

Police were alerted to the fire on the Brand Highway near Lockyer Road, Tarcoola Beach, about 8.20pm.

Department of Fire and Emergency Services officers extinguished the fire.

Police would like to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time who may have seen the car fire or the Commodore before the fire.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 33 000.

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