Driver arrested for failing to stop after double fatal crash

Two women have been killed in a crash in Perth’s south, with the driver of the other car involved arrested after failing to stop.

Police say the driver, a man in his 50s, did not help after his four-wheel drive collided with a smaller car as it was turning right in Coolongup last night.

The 27-year-old driver of the other car died in hospital and her passenger, also aged 27, died at the scene.

Two women have been killed in a crash in Perth’s south. (9News)
Police say the driver, a man in his 50s, failed to stop after crashing into a smaller car in Coolongup last night. (9News)

The man was arrested shortly afterwards and taken to Royal Perth Hospital where he is assisting police with their inquiries

A male passenger in the four-wheel drive, who was not believed to be injured, fled the scene and is being urged to come forward.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or who has dashcam footage is also being asked to contact police.

A motorcyclist aged in his 30s also died last night in what’s believed to have been a single-vehicle crash in Quinns Rock, north of Perth.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or who has dashcam footage is also being asked to contact police. (9News)

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