Caversham: 71yo man killed after being hit by car

Caversham: 71yo man killed after being hit by car

AN ELDERLY man was killed after he was hit by a car in Caversham last night.

Police said the 71-year-old Bassendean man was walking along West Swan Road near the Lilac Hill Sports Ground entrance about 6.45pm when he was struck by a silver Holden Commodore ute.

He received critical injuries and died at the scene.

The driver, a 55-year-old man from Alexander Heights, was not injured and is assisting police.

Major Crash investigators would like to speak to anyone who may have seen the crash, or the pedestrian or the Holden Commodore ute prior to the crash.

Call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online.