West Perth: 80-year-old man dies after being hit by car this morning

MAJOR Crash Investigators are seeking information regarding a crash in West Perth this morning in which a man died.

About 6:50am a black Mercedes-Benz was being driven south on Thomas Street.

At the same time an 80-year-old man was attempting to cross the street near the intersection of Kings Park Road.

The car and pedestrian collided with each other and the 80-year-old man received serious injuries and was taken to Royal Perth Hospital but died as a result of the injuries he received.

The driver of the Mercedes-Benz was also taken to hospital for treatment for shock.

Anyone with information regarding this crash, or who saw the vehicle or pedestrian involved prior to the crash, can call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.