Car, truck collide on SW highway

Tari JeffersManjimup-Bridgetown Times

The police Major Crash unit is investigating a fatal crash on December 13 involving an 86-year-old Bridgetown man.

Bridgetown officer-in-charge Sgt Phil Nation said the crash occurred near the intersection of Hester Road and South Western Highway.

The car and a truck heading north on South Western Highway collided about 3.30pm.

Sgt Nation said it was a minor crash and the 86-year-old was taken to Bridgetown hospital for a check-up and because he was shaken from the crash.

“Unfortunately he deteriorated from there and was taken to RPH, where he died,” Sgt Nation said.

It is believed a third vehicle, possibly a blue Ford Ranger, may have also been involved in the crash.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online at

Get the latest news from in your inbox.

Sign up for our emails