Police are appealing for information after an elderly man died while riding an electric tricycle in Perth’s south.
The fatal accident happened on Saturday afternoon on Royal Road in Safety Bay.
It is understood the 82-year-old was riding a battery-powered tricycle when he fell off it and hit his head at the intersection of Royal Road and Safety Bay Road between 3.00pm and 3.15pm.
He suffered critical head injuries and was rushed to Royal Perth Hospital, where he later died.
Investigators urge anyone with information relating to this incident, or who saw the man riding the tricycle in the area prior to the crash, to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via www.crimestopperswa.com.au.
Dash-cam or mobile phone vision relating to this crash can be uploaded directly to investigators the link.
If you or anyone you know has been affected by a road crash, contact Road Trauma Support WA on 1300 004 814.