April 19, 2024

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In a heartbreaking incident, four people have lost their lives in a single-vehicle accident on the Great Eastern Hwy in Clackline, WA. The crash, which occurred overnight, involved a Nissan Navara utility and resulted in catastrophic injuries for all occupants.

Details of the Crash
The incident took place approximately 80km east of Perth, around 12:30 AM. The eastbound Nissan Navara veered off the road and collided with a tree, leading to immediate fatal injuries for the four male occupants. Among the deceased are a 45-year-old man, a 21-year-old man, a 19-year-old man, and a nine-year-old boy.

Investigation Underway
The Major Crash Investigation Section of the WA Police is actively investigating the circumstances surrounding the tragic event. Officers are appealing to the public for any information or witness accounts that might help determine the sequence of events leading to the crash.

Community Response and Road Safety Concerns
This tragedy has deeply affected the local community and has raised concerns about road safety in the Wheatbelt region. There is an ongoing discussion about enhancing road safety measures to prevent such devastating incidents in the future.

Appeal for Information
Authorities are urging anyone who saw the Nissan Navara in the area prior to the accident or who may have relevant dashcam footage to come forward. Information can be shared anonymously via Crime Stoppers to assist with the investigation.

As the community mourns the loss of four lives, including a young child, the focus is on supporting the bereaved families and understanding the factors that led to this catastrophic crash. The outcome of the ongoing investigation will be crucial in preventing future tragedies on this stretch of highway.