Six dead in weekend of carnage on WA roads

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IT has been a horror weekend on WA roads, with six people dying since Friday.

On Friday afternoon, a 71-year-old man from Kauring died when his silver Hyundai Santa Fe left the Northam-York Road in Quellington and hit a tree.

On Saturday morning, a 46-year-old man from the One Arm Point Community was killed when his Nissan Navara ute left One Arm Point Road near Cygnet Bay Road and struck trees before rolling.

On Sunday morning in Burlong, near Northam, a 20-year-old woman from Burswood was killed when her Fiat Punto was involved in a three-vehicle accident with a road train and a VW Touareg on Great Eastern Highway.

Also on Sunday morning, two people died in a crash on Bussell Highway in Capel when the driver of a Toyota Hilux lost control and crashed into the Gynudup Brook bridge guard rail.

The Hilux continued over the guard rail into the waterway, and the driver of the Hilux (a 43-year-old Australind man) and his passenger (a man in his 30s) both died at the scene.

And early this morning, a man in his 20s died when his Kia sedan left the road and hit a light pole on Reid Highway in Mirrabooka.

Police have urged anyone who saw the incidents to contact Crime Stoppers at  www.crimestopperswa.com.au.

There have now been 143 deaths on WA road so far in 2018, compared to 139 at the same point last year.