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Car crashes through tree, wall
Car crashes through tree, wall

Two men have had emergency surgery after the car were in crash into a palm tree and a wall in Morley overnight.

Major Crash Investigators are seeking witnesses to a crash involving a white Holden Commodore sedan, registration DN7908, which was being driven on Wattle Drive, in Morley at around 2.39am this morning.

"At around 2.40am, the vehicle crashed into a palm tree and wall outside a house on Wattle Drive, Morley as it failed to negotiate a right hand bend," a police spokeswoman said.

The 18-year-old driver and his 26-year-old passenger were taken to Royal Perth Hospital for emergency surgery.

Police would like to hear from anyone who was travelling on Wattle Drive at the time and may have seen the vehicle before the crash or the crash itself.


Country crashes

Two men were taken to hospital in separate crashes north and south of Perth yesterday.

A 22-year-old man of Meadow Springs has received serious injuries after the Holden Commdore he was driving collided with another vehicle on the Old Coast Road in Dawesville.

At around 10pm, the man was stationary on the side of the road. As he pulled out onto the road, he has collided with another vehicle travelling south on Old Coast Road.

He was conveyd to Royal Perth Hospital by the RAC Rescue Helicopter with serious injuries.

A 33-year-old Gin Gin man received serious injuries after the quad bike he was riding flipped near the Horrocks boat ramp yesterday afternoon.

The crash occurred at around 5.30pm.

It is believed that the man was trying to negotiate a right bend, when the quad bike flipped.

The man’s brother was following behind and assisted him at the scene.

He was conveyed to Geraldton Regional Hospital and inquiries will continue into the matter.

Anyone who may have witnessed these crashes or the vehicles prior to the crash are asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 00.

The West Australian

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