Charges after truck runs over man's leg in Baldivis incident

A 28-year-old man has been charged following a June incident in which a man slipped and had his legs run over by a truck.

The traffic incident happened in Baldivis on June 29. Around 2am police were called to the Kwinana Freeway, near the intersection of Safety Bay Road, following an incident between the driver of a silver Subaru Liberty and a white dual trailer Volvo truck.

It is alleged the man who was the driver of the Liberty exited his vehicle and climbed onto the side of the truck. He slipped and had his legs run over by the truck.

He was conveyed by St John Ambulance to Royal Perth Hospital for treatment of leg fractures.

The 28-year-old man from Beeliar was charged with:-

  • Dangerous Driving; and
  • Acts or Omission, with intent to harm, that are likely to, or do, endanger life health or safety.

He is due to appear before the Rockingham Magistrates Court on August 14.