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Arrest after fatal freeway crash

Police have charged a 54-year-old Innaloo man over a crash that killed a motorcyclist on Mitchell Freeway yesterday afternoon.

The man allegedly failed to stop at the scene of the crash.

He has been charged with dangerous driving occasioning death, failing to stop to render assistance after a traffic incident involving a death, failing to report a traffic incident to police and dangerous driving causing bodily harm.

Police allege a Toyota Hilux utility driven by the man struck the victim’s Suzuki motorcycle while travelling north on the freeway.

The crash forced a Subaru Outback, driven by a 30-year-old woman, into the concrete wall next to the Leederville Train Station.

The woman suffered minor injuries.

A 34-year-old man on the motorcycle died in the crash.

Police appealed for help to find the vehicle.

It was located about 7pm, two hours after the crash.

The Innaloo man is expected to appear in Perth Magistrate's Court on January 22.

The West Australian

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