A MAN and woman in their 70s have been taken to hospital after a big gum tree fell on a car in Pearson Street in Churchlands this morning.
Community News photographer Martin Kennealey was on the scene and captured dramatic photographs of emergency service workers freeing the man.
A St John Ambulance spokeswoman said two people had been taken to hospital under priority road conditions..
Pearson Street is closed in both directions and drivers should avoid the area.
Pearson St CLOSED both directions between Dolomite Court and The Lane, Churchlands – SEEK ALT ROUTE – due to a crash #perthtraffic
— Main Roads WA (@Perth_Traffic) May 25, 2018