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Man flees Singleton crash which left woman trapped

A man has fled the scene of a serious crash which left a woman trapped in Singleton on Thursday.

It’s understood a red Holden Commodore and a white Mazda sedan collided at the intersection of Mandurah Road and Singleton Beach Road about 7:30pm. 

Upon collision the Commodore continued forward onto the median strip and into a sign before coming to a stop.

The driver of the Commodore, a man, fled the crash scene on foot.

Police including the dog squad searched the area and nearby bush land for more than two hours but were unable to locate him.  

Firefighters were forced to cut the Mazda driver, a woman in her 20s, free from from the wreck. 

The woman suffered serious non-life-threatening injuries and was rushed to Royal Perth Hospital by St John Ambulance. 

Her passenger was taken to Peel Health Campus with serious injuries. 

Investigators said they have identified the man and inquiries were continuing. 

Traffic Enforcement Officers would like to speak to anyone who saw the crash, or the vehicles in the area prior to the incident.  

Anyone who has dash-cam vision of the crash or the vehicles travelling in the area prior to the crash, is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at http://www.crimestopperswa.com.au. 

Tex Reeks

Texas (Tex) Reeks is a video journalist and national award-winning news photographer. Reeks' dedication and commitment to local news media and telling stories has seen him build an extensive portfolio in Western Australia's news industry from a young age. Writing online stories and covering news events for Perth's mainstream media networks, Reeks, has covered and broken some of WA's biggest breaking news stories including shark attacks, police manhunts, plane crashes, major crime investigations, and major political incidents. Reeks' interest and knowledge in criminology and policing results in his focus on crime and court stories.
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