A horror weekend on WA roads has continued after a motorbike rider was killed in a tragic crash in Perth’s south.
The Harley Davidson rider was traveling along Safety Bay Road when he left the tarmac and struck a powerpole near the intersection of Malibu Road about 2am on Sunday.
The 44-year-old rider suffered catastrophic injuries and died at the scene.
It brought to four the number of fatalities on WA roads this weekend.
On Friday night a woman behind the wheel of a Ford Fiesta died after crashing her car into a tree in Kondinin, 280 kilometers east of Perth in the Wheatbelt.
The 23-year-old driver was traveling west along the Corrigin-Kondinin Road near Skyes Road about 11.45 when tragedy occurred.
She suffered critical injuries and died at the scene.
Meanwhile a 50-year-old man was killed when his car clipped a sign and smashed through a southern suburbs recreation store in Perth’s south on Friday night.
Authorities said a Holden Commodore and Toyota Hilux were traveling along South Street, approaching Stock Road, in O’Connor about 7.15pm when they collided, setting off the tragic set of events.
A witness described the horrifying moment the Commodore hurtled through the air, flipping multiple times as it narrowly missed a petrol station and smashed into a neighboring shop.
“I just was standing there in shock, thinking like ‘what just happened’,” Dev Mankar said.
“I heard the crash… and looked out my window and saw the car flip,” Mr Mankar added.
“It was a very fast crash … with a lot of air time.”
The 47-year-old man driving the Toyota managed to escape with only minor injuries.
On Saturday a horror smash claimed the life of a 47-year-old driver and forced the closure of Albany Highway in WA’s Great Southern.
A Toyota Prado was being driven north on Albany Highway in Green Valley about 2.45pm when it collided with an Isuzu MU-X being driven in the opposite direction.
The crash, which unfolded near the intersection of Millbrook Road, killed the 47-year-old female driver of the Isuzu and left a 15-year-old girl with minor injuries.
The Prado driver, a 67-year-old female, suffered serious injuries and was taken to by St John to Albany Health Campus.
Officers from the Major Crash Investigation Section are looking into the crash, and appealed for witnesses.
WA’s RAC rescue helicopter was also called to a serious head-on crash in the State’s South West on Saturday just after 11am.
A Mercedes sedan and Toyota Hilux collided on Vasse Highway near the intersection of Brockman Highway in Nannup, 280 kilometers south of Perth.
One driver in her 50s sustained minor injuries while a man in his 30s received serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
The younger man had become trapped in the wreckage and required the help of four Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service units to be freed at about 12.30pm.
The man was flown to Bunbury for treatment, while the woman was taken to Nannup Hospital for a check up.