Reid Highway closed in Balcatta due to crash, four taken to hospital

Reid Highway closed in Balcatta due to crash, four taken to hospital

FOUR people have been taken to hospital after a serious crash that closed Reid Highway late this morning.

A pre-teen boy was taken to Perth Children’s Hospital under priority conditions.

A male and female, aged in their 30s, were taken to Royal Perth Hospital under normal road conditions, and a primary school-aged girl was taken to Perth Children’s Hospital, also at normal road speed.

Reid Highway is closed westbound at Erindale Road in Balcatta due to the crash.

Five St John Ambulance units were on the scene and the Department of Fire and Emergency Services also assisted to free people trapped in vehicles.

Traffic is heavy on approach and Main Roads is urging motorists to seek an alternative route.