O’Connor: Driver dead after South Street smash, with Holden crashing through southern suburbs storefront
A man is dead after a devastating crash which ended with a car smashing through a southern suburbs spearfishing shop.
Authorities said a Holden Commodore and Toyota Hilux were travelling along South Street, approaching Stock Road, in O’Connor about 7.15pm on Friday when they collided, setting off the tragic set of events.
The Commodore continued on, striking a large sign and smashing into a precinct occupied by Wetsuit Warehouse and Adreno Spearfishing Perth.
The car’s driver, a 50-year-old man and sole occupant, was critically injured and died at the scene.
The 47-year-old male driver of the Toyota suffered minor injuries.
Pictures taken from the crash site revealed the horrific wreck police were confronted with.
The Holden was crunched against the window of the local recreation outlet, while the Toyota was left a mess on South Street, with significant damage to its back-right section.
Major Crash investigators have combed the crash scene and now want witnesses, including those with dash-cam or mobile footage, to contact Crime Stoppers.