Car Fire - Help wanted

Car Fire - Mt. Tarcoola

Police are seeking the public’s assistance with information to assist with their investigation into the circumstances surrounding a car fire which left a man with serious burns to his body.

At about 8:20 pm on Saturday 25 April 2015, police were advised of a car fire on the Brand Highway near Lockyer Road, Tarcoola Beach.

Department of Fire and Emergency Services officers extinguished the fire.

A 48 year old Cape Burney man received burns to about 30% of his body and was conveyed to Geraldton Regional Hospital. He will be transferred by Royal Flying Doctor Service to Royal Perth Hospital for further treatment.

It is not known if the man was the driver or a passenger in the silver Holden Commodore vehicle.

Police would like to speak to anyone who was in the vicinity at the time of the incident who may have seen the car fire or the Commodore prior to the fire.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 33 000.