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Two injured, motor ripped from car in Lake Clifton crash

The motor of the Holden Commodore was ripped out during the crash which saw a man and woman injured south of Mandurah.

Police are investigating a serious crash in Lake Clifton which saw a man and woman injured on Tuesday.

Investigators said a Holden Commodore was travelling north on Forrest Highway when the driver lost control and crashed about 2:50pm.

The Commodore left the road, travelled up an embankment, hit thick scrub and rolled about 650 metres north the Old Coast Road intersection.

Parts of the commodore were strewn across bushland including the vehicle’s motor which was ripped out on impact.

Emergency services rushed to the scene including the RAC Rescue helicopter.

The driver, a 32-year-old man, received serious injuries and was airlifted to Royal Perth Hospital.

The passengers, a 29-year-old woman, also received serious injuries and was taken to Royal Perth Hospital by St John Ambulance.

Investigators would like to speak to anyone who saw the incident or the car travelling in the area prior to the crash.

Police ask anyone with information or dash-cam vision to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at http://www.crimestopperswa.com.au.

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