Wrong side of the road: Italian man charged over Forest Grove crash
An Italian national has been charged in relation to an early hours crash in Forest Grove on New Year’s Day, in which a woman sustained serious injuries.
Major Crash officers will allege the man was driving a Ford sedan on the incorrect side of Bussell Highway, when it collided head on with a Subaru sedan travelling south at around 3.40am.
As a result of the collision, the Subaru ignited and the driver, a woman in her 50s, required assistance from a passing motorist to exit the vehicle.
She was flown by RAC Rescue helicopter to Royal Perth Hospital with serious but not life threatening injuries.
The 20-year-old Italian National received minor injuries.
He was charged with dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm and is due to appear in the Margaret River Magistrates Court on January 21.
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