Man in critical condition after highway crash

Picture: Main Roads
Picture: Main Roads

A MAN was taken to hospital for serious injuries after a crash on a major highway in Forrestfield this morning.

Major Crash officers are investigating the crash, which occurred on Roe Highway prior to the off ramp of Berkshire Road at about 7.55am.

A silver Toyota Celica hatchback and a red and grey Ford Maverick were travelling west on the highway when they clipped each other just prior to the ramp.

The Toyota Celica collided with a white Volvo Truck.

A 54-year-old man, the driver of the Toyota, received serious injuries and was taken by ambulance to Royal Perth Hospital.

A St John Ambulance spokesperson said he was in a critical condition.

The 18-year-old driver of the Ford and the 47-year-old driver of the truck were not injured.

Roe Highway, between Kalamunda Road and Berkshire Road, was closed for several hours.

Major Crash would like to speak to anyone who saw the crash, or the cars prior to the crash, and anyone who was in the area around that time with dash cam vision to upload it here.

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