Head on crash shuts down Indian Ocean Drive in Yanchep

Recent head-on crashes on Indian Ocean Drive have prompted more calls to improve road safety.
Recent head-on crashes on Indian Ocean Drive have prompted more calls to improve road safety.

UPDATE: The crash has been cleared and normal traffic has resumed through the area.

EARLIER: POLICE and emergency services are at the scene of a reported head-on crash on Indian Ocean Drive in Yanchep.

The road has been closed down in both directions and drivers have been urged by Main Roads to avoid the area.

St John Ambulance WA and the Department of Fire and Emergency Servics are on the scene, however it is believed there are no serious injuries at this stage.

The road has been the subject of intense scrutiny in recent times after a string of serious crashes.

Last month, $7 million was committed by Federal and State Governments for road safety improvements.

More to come.