MAN STRUCK BY VE­HI­CLE

Po­lice are call­ing for wit­nesses af­ter a man was hit by a car while walk­ing on Great South­ern High­way be­tween Katan­ning and Wa­gin on Satur­day night.

Great Southern Herald - - Front Page - Michael Traill

The in­ves­ti­ga­tion . . . sur­round­ing the crash is on­go­ing.

Po­lice are ap­peal­ing to the pub­lic for in­for­ma­tion re­lat­ing to a fa­tal crash in North Ban­nis­ter over the week­end.

Ma­jor crash in­ves­ti­ga­tors are seek­ing in­for­ma­tion from the pub­lic about the crash that killed a 19-year-old man from Maranga­roo.

He was the sole oc­cu­pant of a black Mazda 6 sedan driv­ing south on Al­bany High­way, near Wearne Road, on Satur­day night, Oc­to­ber 27. Po­lice be­lieve about 10:40pm the man veered off the road and struck a tree. He died at the scene. Any­one with in­for­ma­tion re­gard­ing this crash, or who saw the black Mazda 6 be­fore the crash, is asked to call Crime Stop­pers on 1800 333 000 or re­port the in­for­ma­tion on­line at crimestop­per­swa.com.au.

Mean­while, a 44-year-old Katan­ning man has re­ceived se­ri­ous in­juries af­ter be­ing struck by a car while he walked south on the north-bound lane of Great South­ern High­way.

A sil­ver Holden Com­modore sedan driv­ing north hit the man about 3km south of Lime Lake Road East about 10:05pm on Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 27.

The driver and pas­sen­ger of the Com­modore stopped at the scene, while a per­son known to the man driv­ing a white Ford Ter­ri­tory also stopped.

Wa­gin po­lice con­duct­ing pa­trols at the time came across the crash scene.

The man was trans­ferred to Katan­ning Dis­trict Hospi­tal by St John Am­bu­lance and was treated for mul­ti­ple frac­tures to his arms and legs.

He was later trans­ferred to Royal Perth Hospi­tal via the Royal Fly­ing Doc­tor Ser­vice on Sun­day morn­ing, where he re­mains in a sta­ble con­di­tion at the time of pub­li­ca­tion.

The in­ves­ti­ga­tion into the cir­cum­stances sur­round­ing the crash is on­go­ing.

Any­one with in­for­ma­tion re­gard­ing this crash, or who saw the pedes­trian, sil­ver Holden Com­modore or white Ford Ter­ri­tory be­fore the crash, is asked to call Crime Stop­pers on 1800 333 000 or re­port the in­for­ma­tion on­line at crimestop­per­swa.com.au.

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