Man dead and child airlifted in Yarloop truck crash

Police are investigating a crash that killed a man and injured a child in Yarloop on Tuesday.

About 3.50pm, a 52-year-old man was driving a white Mitsubishi truck, fitted with a water tank, along Trotter Road in Yarloop.

It’s believed the man lost control of the truck, which caused it to roll.

The driver died from his injuries and a 3-year-old child sustained a shoulder injury and was airlifted to Perth Children’s Hospital.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or the vehicle prior to the crash is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on ‪1800 333 000‬ or make a report online at

Tex Reeks

Freelance video journalist
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