April crash charges Oakford

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A 26-year-old Wickham man has been charged with Driving Under the Influence of Drugs and two counts of Dangerous Driving occasioning Grievous Bodily Harm following a Major Crash investigation.

It will be alleged that on April 21, 2018 at the intersection of Abernethy Road and Kargotich Road in Oakford, a Ford Falcon sedan being driven by the man failed to stop at a stop sign and collided with a Toyota Camry with four occupants. The 32-year-old female passenger of the Camry and her three and a half year old son received life threatening injuries. The 28-year-old male driver of the Camry and a 10-month-old child passenger were not injured.

He is next due to appear in the Karratha Magistrates Court on October 31, 2018.