Man critical after Rockingham car crash

Man critical after Rockingham car crash

A MALE driver was in a critical condition in Royal Perth Hospital yesterday after a vehicle struck a tree on Patterson Road on Tuesday.

Police were called to the scene near the Ennis Avenue intersection at 8.05am.

Initial reports were that a man was trapped in the vehicle.

Department of Fire and Emergency Services attended with reports fuel was leaking from the vehicle.

St John Ambulance crews also attended.

A 33-year-old Hammond Park man was taken to Royal Perth Hospital in a critical condition with leg and head injuries. He had surgery on a broken leg on Tuesday afternoon.

He was still in a critical condition in the Intensive Care Unit yesterday.

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