Major Crash officers are investigating a fatal accident that claimed the life of a 32-year-old woman in Waroona on Thursday afternoon.
About 4pm, a Mack Prime Mover truck towing two trailers was travelling south along the South Western Highway.
FATAL CRASH: A crash along South Western Highway on Thursday afternoon has claimed the life of one person after a truck and car collided. Three more people have been airlifted to hospital. @mandurahmail@FairfaxRegionalhttps://t.co/UfN6Zpnkhx#wanews#perthnews#Waroonapic.twitter.com/hFNqPsyhdr— Caitlyn Rintoul (@caitlynrintoul) November 8, 2018
Near Hall Road the truck crossed into the northbound lane and as the truck started to jack-knife, the two trailers collided with a grey Holden Commodore sedan that was travelling north.
The four occupants of the Commodore were trapped and were extracted by Department of Fire and Emergency Services.
RAC rescue helis transporting three people to RPH..all seriously injured after a crash in Waroona.— St John Ambulance WA (@stjohn_wa) November 8, 2018
The 32-year-old woman – who was the front passenger in the Commodore – died at the scene from fatal injuries.
The 43-year-old male driver and two rear passengers, a 17-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman, received serious injuries and were conveyed to Royal Perth Hospital.
The 45-year-old male driver of the truck was not injured.
Serious crash with people trapped on the South West Highway just south of Hall Road, Waroona. Emergency services in attendance, including two RAC rescue helicopters. Please avoid the area as long traffic delays are expected. Road closure updates - https://t.co/WKSQn66fIY— WA Police Force (@WA_Police) November 8, 2018
Major Crash officers would like to speak to anyone who saw the crash occur, or anyone who saw the Mack Prime Mover or Holden Commodore prior to the collision.
Anyone with any information is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at crimestopperswa.com.au