Marangaroo man (19) dies in North Bannister crash

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A MARANGAROO man (19) died in a crash south-east of Perth on Saturday night, one of a series of accidents involving vehicles hitting trees over the weekend.

Major Crash Investigators are seeking information regarding the fatal crash in North Bannister about 10.40pm on October 27.

According to WA Police, the 19-year-old driver was the only occupant of a black Mazda 6 sedan travelling south on Albany Highway, near Wearne Road, when the vehicle left the road and struck a tree.

He died at the scene.

It was one of a series of crashes across WA over the weekend, including one in Carmel where a motorcycle rider died on Saturday morning.

Major Crash Investigators sought formation after police were called to the Canning Road crash site about 10.35am

Upon arrival police established that a grey Triumph motorcycle had left the road and struck a tree and the rider, a Victorian man (38) died at the scene.

The man had been riding in the area with another motorcyclist, who stopped and alerted others to the crash. Several members of the public stopped to assist with first aid.

Dunsborough Police sought information regarding a serious crash in Yallingup on Sunday morning in which two dogs died.

According to police, a Holden Commodore sedan travelling north on Caves Road about 1am on October 28 left the road and struck several trees.

The horrific scene near Yallingup. Photo: WA Police

Police say the impact of the crash caused the car to split into several pieces, coming to rest about 25m to 50m away from each other.

The driver, believed to be a man in his 40s, received serious head injuries and was taken to Royal Perth Hospital and two dogs, believed to be his pets, were found dead at the scene.

The horrific scene near Yallingup. Photo: WA Police

Wagin Police are investigating a serious crash in Lime Lake involving a silver Holden Commodore sedan travelling north on Great Southern Highway about 10.05pm on Saturday.

At the same time, a Katanning man (44) was walking south along the same road, on the north-bound side of the road.

The Holden Commodore struck the pedestrian about 3km south of Lime Lake Road East, causing the pedestrian to fall to the ground.

The pedestrian received injuries to his arms and legs and was taken to the Katanning District Hospital by St John Ambulance.

Anyone with information regarding the crashes can call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online at