Kalgoorlie Police have charged a 19-year-old man after a traffic crash that occurred about 9.30am yesterday, 8 May 2019.
It is alleged the man was driving a stolen Hyundai i30 that crashed into bushland off Great Eastern Highway, approximately 23 kilometres west of Coolgardie.
The 19-year-old Northam man has been charged with:-
• Three counts of Stealing;
• One count of Burglary and Commit;
• One count of Steal Motor Vehicle;
• One count of Driver of a Vehicle Failed to comply with Direction to Stop (Circumstances of Aggravation);
• One count of Reckless Driving to Escape Pursuit by Police;
• One count of No Authority to Drive; and
• Breach of Bail.
He is due to appear before the Kalgoorlie Magistrates Court today, 9 May 2019.
Inquiries are continuing and police would like to speak to anyone who saw the crash, has any information relation to this incident. Anyone with any information is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au. People providing information to Crime Stoppers may remain anonymous if they wish and rewards are available.