Head on collision being investigated

Everything Geraldton had reports of a car accident on North West Coastal Highway last night and police have confirmed it was a head on collision. At around 7:48pm last night, a small hatchback with 4 passengers was travelling south on NWCH when it attempted to overtake a truck.

It is believed that the vehicle was struck head on by an oncoming Holden Commodore.

The driver of the hatchback was trapped and had to be cut free by DFES. The driver was flown to Royal Perth Hospital with a suspected broken pelvis. Other passengers in the hatchback received cuts and bruising, and they are still being assessed for other injuries but police say they are believed to be non-life threatening.

The driver of the Holden Commodore received a suspected fractured ankle and bruising.

The incident is being investigated by police in relation to possible charges.