Karakin Serious Crash

Officers from the Major Crash Investigation Section are investigating a serious crash that occurred in Karakin on Saturday, 18 May 2024.

About 9:50pm, a white Toyota Landcruiser – driven by a 38-year-old man – was travelling west on Indiana Crescent.

The Toyota failed to negotiate a right-hand bend and struck a tree on the left side of the road.

A 37-year-old female front passenger received serious head injuries and was airlifted to Royal Perth Hospital. The 38-year-old driver sustained broken ribs and was also conveyed to Royal Perth Hospital.

The children – aged 8,10 and 12 – sustained various non-life-threatening injuries and were conveyed to Perth Children’s Hospital. They are all in a stable condition.

Major Crash investigators are conducting an examination of the scene and are appealing for any witnesses to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report the information online at


Dash-cam or mobile phone vision relating to this crash can be uploaded directly to investigators via this link:


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Police Media Unit

19 May 2024

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