Police lay charges – Cottesloe fatal crash

Detectives from the Major Crash Investigation Section have charged an 87-year-old man as a result of their investigation into a fatal crash that occurred in Cottesloe on Tuesday, 9 March 2021.

It is alleged about 6.50pm, a blue Toyota Corolla vehicle was driven on the footpath adjacent to Marine Parade and was involved in a collision with a pedestrian.

The 77-year-old male pedestrian died in hospital as a result of injuries he received in the collision.

The 87-year-old man from Cottesloe is due to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court on 13 May 2021 charged with:-

• Dangerous Driving Occasioning Death; and

• Exceed 0.08% alcohol per 100ml of blood.

The investigation is ongoing and investigators ask anyone with information relating to this incident to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report 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/seriouscrashcottesloe

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