Driver evad­ing po­lice hurt af­ter crash into a tree

Comment News (Gosnells) - - Street Watch -

A 33-YEAR-OLD Kelm­scott man was taken to hos­pi­tal af­ter he crashed his ve­hi­cle into a tree on Brook­ton High­way on Thurs­day.

About 11.20pm, po­lice tried to stop a blue Mit­subishi Magna on Digby Street in Gos­nells.

The ve­hi­cle failed to stop and the driver evaded po­lice through sub­urbs and on to Brook­ton High­way. It is al­leged the ve­hi­cle was trav­el­ling at ex­ces­sive speed through Ashen­don near Flint when the driver lost con­trol and crashed into the tree.

The driver sus­tained se­ri­ous but non-life threat­en­ing in­juries. He was taken to Royal Perth Hos­pi­tal.

In­quiries are on­go­ing.

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