Po­lice probe high­way crash

Great Southern Herald - - Front Page - Cather­ine Healey and Laura Gru­bisa

Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing a ma­jor crash in­volv­ing 10 peo­ple and three ve­hi­cles on Al­bany High­way near Ko­jonup.

A Den­mark man has been ques­tioned af­ter a mul­ti­ple-car crash near Ko­jonup left 10 peo­ple in­jured late last week.

Five chil­dren and five adults were in­jured when two cars col­lided on Al­bany High­way in Bosca­bel, west of Katan­ning, shortly be­fore 3pm last Thurs­day.

Al­bany High­way was closed to al­low the res­cue he­li­copter to land, with four am­bu­lances also at­tend­ing.

The crash hap­pened near the Bosca­bel-Chit­tinup Road in­ter­sec­tion.

A Toy­ota Prado car­ry­ing two adults and three chil­dren, an­other Prado with two adults and two chil­dren, and a van with one adult oc­cu­pant, were in­volved in the crash.

Nine of the in­jured were taken to Ko­jonup Hos­pi­tal with mi­nor in­juries.

A woman, aged in her 30s, was flown to Bun­bury Hos­pi­tal with non life-threat­en­ing in­juries and was re­leased later that day.

Pic­ture: 7 News

Pic­tures: 7 News

One of the dam­aged ve­hi­cles.

One of the Toy­ota Pra­dos that rolled in the crash.

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