Meekatharra fatal truck crash

Officers from the Major Crash Investigation Section are investigating a fatal crash that occurred approximately 90 kms east of Meekatharra on Sunday 2 May 2021.

About 6.05am a Mercedes Benz truck towing two trailers was being driven in a westerly direction along the Goldfields Highway when it veered off the highway, causing the truck to roll and catch fire.

The driver and only occupant, believed to be a 25-year-old man from Victoria Park, died from his injuries at the scene.

Major Crash investigators are conducting an examination of the scene and are appealing for witnesses to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report the information online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au.

Dash-cam or mobile phone vision relating to this crash can be uploaded directly to investigators via this link:

https://wapf.au.evidence.com/axon/citizen/public/fatalcrashmeekatharra

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