Webberton Serious Crash

Mid West-Gascoyne Traffic officers are investigating a serious crash that occurred in Webberton yesterday afternoon, 22 September 2020.

Around 1:55pm an off-road motorcycle was travelling north on Anderson Street. The rider lost control of the motorcycle whilst overtaking a vehicle and has crashed into a Landcruiser towing a camper trailer that was turning into a driveway.

The rider and pillion passenger fell from the motorcycle before sliding into the side of the camper trailer.

They were both conveyed by St John Ambulance to Geraldton Regional Hospital.

The rider, a 16-year-old boy received life-threatening injuries and was transferred by Royal Flying Doctors Service to Perth Children’s Hospital. The pillion passenger, a 15-year-old boy, was not wearing a helmet but only received minor injuries.

Investigators would like to speak to anyone that saw the crash, or the involved vehicles prior to the crash. In particular the occupants of a white Holden Commodore station wagon with a black bonnet that was following behind the Landcruiser with the camper trailer just prior to the crash.

Anyone with information including dashcam or CCTV is asked to contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or by making a report online at crimestopperswa.com.au

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