Kalamunda: second pedestrian killed by car in less than a week

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ANOTHER elderly pedestrian has been fatally struck by a car in Kalamunda overnight.

It comes just days after a 93-year-old woman was fatally struck by a car driven by another elderly woman in Kalamunda last Friday. .

A Police Media spokeswoman said Major Crash officers were investigating the traffic crash that occurred at 4:20pm yesterday.

“A red Hyundai Getz was travelling along Barber Road,” she said.

“As the vehicle turned left into Haynes Street, the vehicle struck a male pedestrian.

“The 93 year old male pedestrian from Kalamunda, received life threatening injuries and was conveyed by ambulance to Royal Perth Hospital where he died a short time later.”

The 88 year old female driver of the Hyundai was not injured in the crash.

Major Crash investigators would like to speak to the members of the public that went to the aid of the pedestrian and the driver of the Hyundai.

Anyone who saw the crash or the Hyundai Getz or the pedestrian prior to the crash, is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online

at www.crimestopperswa.com.au

Major Crash officers are also investigating the death of the elderly pedestrian which happened at 11.50am on Heath Road on Friday, December 8.

Police say a green 1997 model Toyota Corolla station wagon was travelling east when it hit the pedestrian, who died from her injuries at the scene.

The driver of the Toyota, also a 93-year-old woman, was not injured. Both women were from Kalamunda.

Police want to speak to anyone who saw the crash or the Toyota or pedestrian before the crash.