Charges following truck vs car collision in Cardup

Man charged over fatal Peel collision, calls for roundabout improvements

A Perth man has been charged in relation to a traffic crash that killed a 26-year-old man and injured his 25-year-old female passenger in the Peel yesterday.

The crash occurred when his truck collided with the couple's Holden Commodore at an intersection in Cardup, in the Peel region's Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale,

Meanwhile, residents are frustrated over the intersection which has been the location of a serious crash for the second time in just over two weeks.

On July 29 a Stirling truck and a silver Holden Commodore ute collided in the same place.

"So very sad, how many people have to die before this intersection is fixed. Thinking of the family involved," one reader commented on the Mail facebook page.

"It's a joke, that joint," another reader commented. "Twice in three weeks."

Another called for cameras to be installed at the intersection.

A 32-year-old Mirrabooka man has been charged with two counts of careless driving causing death, grievous bodily harm or bodily harm following yesterday's crash.

He is due to appear in Armadale Magistrates Court on September 11.

A police spokesperson said at about 10:45am yesterday, an Acco truck was travelling north on Hopkinson Road when it started turning right onto Orton Road and collided with the Commodore sedan travelling south on Hopkinson Road.

The 26-year-old male driver of the Holden Commodore died at the scene. The 25-year-old female passenger received injuries and was taken to Royal Perth Hospital.

The 32-year-old male driver of the Acco truck was uninjured.

The RAC helicopter was sent to the crash.

The RAC helicopter was sent to the crash.

The RAC helicopter was sent to the crash.