Port Kennedy man (83) dies after head-on crash in Bedfordale

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A PORT Kennedy man (83) died after a crash in Bedfordale yesterday afternoon .

Major Crash officers are investigating the fatal traffic crash on Albany Highway, near the Canning Dam Road intersection, at about 3.14pm.

A gold Ford Fairlane sedan, travelling north on Albany Highway, collided head-on with a white Holden Commodore sedan, travelling in the opposite direction.

St John Ambulance paramedics, under police escort, rushed the driver of the Ford sedan to Royal Perth Hospital. Tragically he died a short time later from the injuries he received in the crash.

St John Ambulance paramedics also took the 52-year-old driver of the Holden Commodore to Royal Perth Hospital for treatment of his injuries.

Major Crash Investigators are seeking witnesses. Call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or to make a report online at Crime Stoppers.