Northam man dies in fatal Southern Cross crash

A 58-year-old Northam man has died after a fatal crash in Southern Cross on Saturday night.

Major Crash investigators are seeking information after a Toyota Hilux was being driven east on Great Eastern Highway about 9.15pm.

Police say the driver attempted to overtake a road train about 40km west of Southern Cross. At the same time a Holden Commodore sedan was being driven west on Great Eastern Highway.

The Toyota Hilux and the Holden Commodore collided head-on.

The driver of the Holden Commodore, a 58-year-old man from Northam, died as a result of the crash.

The two occupants of the Toyota Hilux, a 25-year-old male driver and his 24-year-old male passenger, received minor injuries in the crash. They were taken to Royal Perth Hospital as a precaution.

Anyone with information regarding this crash, or who saw the Toyota Hilux or Holden Commodore being driven prior to the crash, is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report the information online at