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18 January 2018 2:18 AM Police raid trucking company involved in fatal M1 crash at Cooranbong

Three trucks including an ethanol tanker collided in the crash, causing a large explosion that destroyed the two semi-trailers and B-double tanker along with a car, and also started a bushfire. Three other drivers escaped unhurt or with minor injuries. Police believe the truck carrying the 50-year-old male driver who died was the vehicle at fault, and after 12

17 January 2018 1:59 AM New brews, same price: Four beers for fans at Optus Stadium

The price of beer will remain the same but fans can choose from four brews at the new Optus Stadium in 2018. General admission fans will be offered three mid-strength beers and one cider from official stadium brewer Gage Roads for $8.50 - the same price for beer at Domain Stadium and the WACA. The special edition line-up from the WA brewer features the Single 19

15 January 2018 10:01 AM Traffic chaos as outages and floods wreak havoc on Perth roads

It was traffic chaos in the Perth metropolitan area after a number of traffic signals blacked out and roads flooded due to the remnants of ex-Cyclone Joyce on Monday. Perth copped nearly 100mm of rainfall throughout the day, and the massive amount of rainfall caused sections of the Kwinana Freeway, the Mitchell Freeway and Great Eastern Highway to flood 13

10 January 2018 6:04 AM Truck drivers 'lucky to be alive' after horror crash

Two truck drivers are "lucky to be alive" following a fiery crash in the Pilbara on Monday night. North West Coastal Highway was closed in both directions for nearly a full day after a truck carrying LNG gas collided with another truck at around 8.30pm. While both drivers walked away with minor injuries, Pilbara Police posted a photo of the wreckage 14

8 January 2018 8:26 AM Bushfire closes freeway off-ramp, smoke alert issued

Motorists travelling south on the Kwinana Freeway are being advised to drive with extreme caution, with smoke from a bushfire limiting visibility. Main Roads WA have closed the South Street off-ramp south-bound, but smoke is affecting both lanes. It is believed to be contained, but advice has been issued to residents in Bull Creek urging them to keep up to date with the situation 17

7 January 2018 9:42 PM Light rail project to cause detours on Northbourne, Federal Highway in January

Now that Summernats - wth the accompanying extra traffic and road closures - is over for another year, north Canberra roads are meant to go back to normal. Not this year. Canberra's light rail project will cause the closure of a major Federal Highway intersection to all northbound traffic for two-and-a-half weeks from Tuesday, January 9. Work on the intersection 15

6 January 2018 9:09 AM Fire rips through bushland along Kwinana Freeway

Fire has burned through bushland close to the Kwinana Freeway on Saturday afternoon. Fire crews have been at the scene of the blaze since it started around 1:50pm in an area bounded by the Kwinana Freeway, Anketell Road, Treeby Road and Thomas Road in Anketell. Road closures are still in place for the area - Main Roads said the Kwinana freeway's on and off ramp southbound 28

2 January 2018 3:58 AM Road and rail shut down for major works

Commuters travelling into the city from the east, south-east and north-east will be forced to wait up to an hour before hitting the city centre, as the Andrews Government capitalises on the quieter holiday period to carry out a two-week $30 billion construction blitz to boost road and rail capacity. Commuters on the Cranbourne/Pakenham and Frankston 26

27 December 2017 8:02 PM 'Idiot' woman, 48, caught driving at six times the limit

A woman in her late 40s branded herself an "idiot" when she was caught driving at six times the legal blood-alcohol limit in east-suburban Blackburn on Wednesday night. The woman, 48 and from Burwood, astonished police when she returned an evidentiary breath-test reading of 0.313 per cent about 8pm. Her licence was immediately suspended for a period 40

25 December 2017 12:37 AM 'Looks like he's a little stuck!': WA speed camera operator caught out

With the silly season and double demerits upon us, WA Police are out in force on our roads, and one speed camera operator has come undone while trying to catch speeding motorists from a dusty nook in Baldivis. A photo of the bogged white Hilux was taken at about 4.30pm yesterday, and emerged on social media through Revenue Raisers' Facebook page. It's understood 42