RBT evader died in bike crash: police
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A motorbike rider who did not stop at a random breath test station last night was pursued by police and died after crashing into a car at Hillarys last night, a police spokesman said.

Major Crash and Internal Affairs Investigators are examining the circumstances and evidence around the crash and are asking for witnesses who saw the 28-year-old rider or the crash at the intersection of Hepburn Avenue and Waraker Road.

A police spokesman said a breath and drug bus operation was in place on West Coast Drive, when a Ducati motorcycle approached the operation about 8.40pm and the rider failed to stop for a breath test.

"A vehicle attached to the operation attempted to stop the motorcycle, however it failed to stop and the officers engaged in a pursuit," the spokesman said.

The Ducati rider turned on to Hepburn Avenue, heading east.

"At the same time, a BMW was being driven west on Hepburn Avenue," police said.

"The motorcycle and the BMW collided at the intersection of Hepburn Avenue and Waraker Road."

"The motorcycle rider, a 28-year-old man from Beldon, received serious injuries in the crash, and police officers commenced CPR until an ambulance arrived.

"The rider was unable to revived and died at the scene."

Anyone with information regarding this crash, or who saw the vehicles involved prior to the crash, is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

The West Australian

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