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Car hits two houses in Williamstown
Herman Tummers, 65 was only meters from a fatal crash which struck two houses, Yarri Road just off the Goldfields Highway Picture: Paul Braven

A man has died after a ute crashed into two houses in Kalgoorlie-Boulder yesterday.

The white Toyota Land Cruiser was stolen from an business on Hannan Street at 5.40pm and was soon spotted on Williamstown Road, Williamstown.

Police believe the driver lost control and veered onto the wrong side of the road before smashing through a fence and into two houses.

The driver, a 20-year-old Kalgoorlie man, received medical treatment at the scene but
died from his injuries.

Williamstown resident Herman Tummers, 65, was only metres from the car when it struck his house.

Picture: Paul Braven

Another resident has described the scenario as horrific when she arrived home yesterday evening.

Police are investigating the circumstances leading up to the crash.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or the Kalgoorlie
Police Station on 90219777.

Picture: Paul Braven

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