A man has tragically lost his life, after he was involved in a single-vehicle crash.
A man has tragically lost his life, after he was involved in a single-vehicle crash.

UPDATED: Patient dies after vehicle crashes, catches fire

A man has tragically died after he was involved in a serious crash overnight.

The incident occurred about 5.30pm yesterday, when his vehicle struck a pylon of a rail bridge overpass on Lowmead Rd and then caught fire.

Sadly the male patient could not be saved and was declared deceased at the scene.

The rail line was closed for several hours while structural inspections of the bridge were carried out.

A police spokesperson said the formal identification process is yet to be completed and the Forensic Crash Unit continue to investigate.

If you have information for police contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day here or call 131 444.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, online here or call 1800 333 000. 

Quotes this reference number: QP2100062525. 



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