Man and Children Injured in Reid Highway Three-Car Crash

A man and three children are in hospital after three-car crash on Reid Highway on Monday. A blue Ford Focus Hatch was travelling east along Reid Highway in the left lane at around 10:45am alongside a white Subaru station sedan in the same direction. As the two lanes merged, both vehicles made contact forcing the…

Havana plane crash kills more than 100 people

A plane crash in Havana, Cuba has killed more than 100 people and left just three survivors in Cuba’s worst air disaster in about 30 years. The Boeing 737, headed to Holguin in eastern Cuba, crashed shortly after taking off with 105 passengers plus crew members. Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel confirmed in a broadcast that…

One dead in Canning Vale motorcycle accident

A 36-year old Seville Grove man has died as a result of his injuries in Fiona Stanley Hospital after his motorcycle hit the back of a Mistubishi Pajero. The accident occurred around 9:10pm Friday night, with the man riding his Harley Davidson south-east on Ranford Road. The Harley Davidson collided with the back of the…

Dianella Woman Died After She Was Trapped Under Her Car

By Nicholas Farrington A woman has died after becoming trapped under her vehicle in today in Dianella. It’s believed that the forty-one year old became trapped under her car after getting out and trying to open her garage door when she was struck by the vehicle and fell, becoming trapped underneath. The car continued rolling,…

New Funding for Neurotrauma Research to Improve Rehab After Car Crashes

Neurotrauma research programs in Western Australia will receive new funding to improve rehabilitation and independence for people injured in car crashes. The Insurance Commission of Western Australia will provide two neurotrauma research projects up to $100,000 through the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research’s Neurotrauma Research Program for neurotrauma research. The first project will focus…

Fatal Crash on Great Eastern Highway

A man was killed and a woman injured after their cars collided on Great Eastern Highway yesterday. The crash occurred around 10:25am, 48 kilometres east of Merredin, when the driver of a ute attempted to overtake a truck marked with a “KalTire” logo. The silver Great Wall ute left the road and crashed into trees…

Extra Speed Cameras To Save Lives

WA drivers will face more pressure to behave as the State Government plans to triple the number of red light cameras in the next 5 years. A 5 year accountability plan will aim to increase safety and reduce accidents on WA roads by dramatically increasing the number of fixed speed cameras, red light cameras and mobile speed…

Australian & Malaysian PM Praised Search Efforts

25 days after the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak has been flown to Perth to be briefed on Australia’s effort to find the missing air craft. Mr Najib arrived in Perth on Thursday and attended a joint news conference at the RAAF Pearce Air Base with Australian Prime Minister…

Malaysia Airlines flight 370 lost contact over Vietnam

A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER, departed from Kuala Lumpur at  00:41 today, lost contact with Vietnam Air Traffic Control 2 hours later. The missing red eye flight, MH 370, was scheduled to land in Beijing Capital International Airport by 06:30. The aircraft was carrying 227 passengers (including 2 infants), and 12 crew members. Passengers were…

Perth’s Pathway Madness

The West Australian newspaper has published shocking photos of drivers driving on bicycle lanes today, the story has reignited Perth’s traffic congestion crisis. The picture on the newspaper showed that numerous motorists including a taxi, a delivery van and other private cars drove on the cycle path to avoid traffic jam on Nicholson Road. Bicycle…