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Man killed in SW crash
Two cars crashed near Margaret River last night. Pictures: WA Police

One person died and three others were injured after two cars crashed near Margaret River last night.

Emergency services were called to the crash on Bussell Highway, 2.5km north of Margaret River near Nozzle Road, about 8.10pm.

A police spokesman said a blue Toyota Corolla was being driven south along the highway when it collided head-on with a silver Mazda 3 that was being driven north.

The driver of the Toyota, a 26-year-old East Perth man, died at the scene.

His female passenger and the female driver of the Mazda were flown to Royal Perth Hospital with serious injuries.

One is in a serious but stable condition and the other is in a critical condition.

The male passenger in the Mazda was also seriously injured.

Firefighters from Margaret River and Dunsborough worked to free one of the injured people from a car.

The RAC Rescue helicopter and a Royal Flying Doctor Service plane were sent to the scene.

The national Easter road toll is now 11 after three deaths in the Eastern States yesterday.

West Australia recorded one if its most horrific starts to Easter on Thursday after three young men died on country roads.

Bussell Highway was closed overnight but has since re-opened.

Anyone who witnessed the Margaret River crash or saw the cars before the crash is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

The West Australian

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