Two teenagers dead after Morangup crash

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POLICE are investigating after two 16-year-old boys died in a road crash in Morangup yesterday.

About 2.15pm, three 16-year-old males were in a red 2002 model Holden Commodore travelling north along Morangup Road.

As the vehicle neared Toodyay Road, a tyre has blown out causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle.

The Commodore left the road and crashed into trees before catching fire.

The driver and a rear passenger received critical injuries and died at the scene.

The front passenger was airlifted to Royal Perth Hospital by the RAC Rescue helicopter with serious injuries, including burns and smoke inhalation.

Major Crash officers would like to speak to anyone or saw the crash, or the Holden Commodore in the Morangup area prior to the crash.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au