5 car crash on Tonkin Highway

Traffic Enforcement Group officers are investigating a serious crash that occurred in Maddington yesterday morning, resulting in the collision of 5 cars. Around 6:55am a black SsangYong Kyron station sedan was travelling south on Tonkin Highway near Maddington Road when the car drifted onto the median strip, overcorrected, returning to the road, to then hit…

Driver Injured in Crash Following Police Chase

A 23-year-old Kelmscott man was hospitalised following a crash last night. Police said the man crashed his blue Mitsubishi Magna into a tree on Brockton Highway in Ashendon after 11:20pm. Before the crash, police attempted to stop the vehicle on Digby street in Gosnells where it is alleged the man was driving at excessive speed.…

Police Investigate Fatal Crashes in Regional WA

WA Police are seeking information about two fatal crashes in regional areas of the state during August. A green Ford Fiesta collided with a yellow Holden Commodore near the Stakehill Road intersect on Friday 4 August in Port Kennedy. A 79-year-old male was left with life-threatening injuries and died in hospital on August 28. A…

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…

Mandurah Man Arrested After Road Rampage

A Mandurah man has been arrested after a string of incidents, including allegedly ramming multiple cars, forcing entry into multiple houses and assault. Police allege that the 31 year old man threatened the driver of the vehicle he was in around 3:30am on Friday 14th while being driven from Greenfields. He held the driver at…

Times Square Driver Faces Court

Richard Rojas, the 26 year old navy recruit who drove his car into a busy sidewalk in Times Square has faced court today on charges of murder, attempted murder and vehicular homicide, and is due back next week. His court appearance was quiet, and he did not enter a plea. Twenty-three people were injured including…

Services To Remember MH17 Victims

WA Premier Colin Barnett announced WA will hold a state service to remember the victims of MH17. Condolence books will be available to the public to express their thoughts on this tragedy; one of them will be placed at Parliament House in Perth. Mr Barnett has again expressed his sorrow and sympathy to the victims’…

7 West Australians Killed In MH17 Crash

CLICK on the player to watch the video version of the story! The fatal crash of MH 17 in the Ukraine has claimed the lives of 298 passengers, 7 are believed to be from Western Australia. There were allegations that the civilian plane was shot down by Pro-Russian Rebels in Eastern Ukraine. Both Ukrainian and…

MH17 shot down over Ukraine

CLICK on the player to watch the video version of the story! For the second time this year a Malaysian Airlines flight has ended in tragedy following Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) being shot down by in a separatists-controlled Eastern Ukraine on Thursday. Just four months following the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines flight 370 the…

Bus Crash Tragedy; 24 Severely Injured

This story is written by WAMN Journalist Kierath Taplin. 21 kids, 3 adults were injured after their bus rolled over in Gidgegannup. What was supposed to be an enjoyable overseas camping trip for a number of Malaysian and Indonesian students turned for the worst last night when their bus rolled over after hitting a speed…