Woman dies in Waterloo crash

Kate FieldingSouth Western Times
Police, paramedics and firefighters are on the scene of a serious crash in Waterloo.
Camera IconPolice, paramedics and firefighters are on the scene of a serious crash in Waterloo. Credit: South Western Times

UPDATE

A horror few weeks on South West roads has continued today with police confirming a woman has died in a crash in Waterloo.

South Western Highway has been closed in both directions between Picton and Roelands for most of the day as paramedics, police and firefighters responded to the crash near Wireless Road.

Police say a woman in her 50s died at the scene after her white 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe station wagon and a truck collided about 10.25am.

The blue Scania truck, towing two trailers was travelling north on the highway in the opposite direction of the other car involved.

The truck driver received minor injuries.

The highway was closed from Willinge Drive to Raymond Road following the collision.

The fatal crash comes after a 43-year-old South Bunbury man died in a single-car crash in Elgin on August 27 and a day later a 23-year-old Australind man died on Old Coast Road in Pelican Point.

Police are asking anyone who saw the crash or either vehicle prior to the collision to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with dash-cam footage from the area is also asked to contact police.

FROM EARLIER...

South Western Highway is closed in both directions between Picton and Roelands as emergency services respond to a serious crash.

The highway is closed from Willinge Drive to Raymond Road following a collision between a truck and a car near Wireless Road in Waterloo about 10.30am.

Paramedics, police and firefighters are on the scene.

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