Witness appeal after fatal Highgate crash

Police at the scene in Broome Street, Highgate, Sunday night. Picture: Mark Donaldson
Police at the scene in Broome Street, Highgate, Sunday night. Picture: Mark Donaldson

MAJOR crash investigators are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist died following a collision with a car in Highgate.

The motorcyclist was riding along Broome Street, near Beaufort Street, at around 4.15pm on Sunday when the bike collided with a car.

The rider of the motorcycle, a 40-year-old man from Kalgoorlie, was taken to Royal Perth Hospital by St John Ambulance, where he died.

A spokesman for WA Police said: “Major Crash Investigators are seeking information regarding a fatal crash in Highgate on Sunday.

“About 4:15pm an Aprilia motorcycle was being ridden west on Broome Street, near the intersection of Beaufort Street. At the same time a Toyota Camry was exiting a car park onto
Broome Street. The two vehicles collided.

“The driver of the Toyota Camry did not receive any injuries.”

Anyone with information regarding this crash, or who saw either of the vehicles involved prior to the crash, is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report the information online
at www.crimestopperswa.com.au.

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