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Man rushed to hospital after truck and car crash in Rockingham

File Image. Photo: Tex Reeks.

A man has been rushed to hospital after a serious crash in Cooloongup this morning.

It’s understood a rubbish truck was headed southbound on Ennis Avenue when it collided with the passenger side of a green Hyundai Excel, headed east on Elanora Drive, about 5:50am.

Firefighters were called to the scene after reports the driver, a man, was trapped inside and injured.

St John Ambulance rushed the 21-year-old to Rockingham Hospital before he was taken to Royal Perth Hospital in a serious condition.

The 49-year-old rubbish truck driver walked away unscathed.

Ennis Avenue is closed in both directions with traffic being diverted.

Traffic is congested in the area.

Investigators would like anyone who may have witnessed the incident or saw the vehicles prior to the crash to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or make a report online at crimestoppers.com.au.

Tex Reeks

Freelance video journalist
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