Northam duo charged over stolen vehicle incident in Perth suburbs

Two Northam residents have be charged after an evade police incident on Tuesday, which involved a vehicle that had been stolen from a residence in Sawyers Valley earlier in the morning.

Sometime between 1:30am and 4:00am on Tuesday a silver Toyota Tarago was stolen from a residence in Sawyers Valley during a burglary.

Around 11.50am Police say the stolen vehicle in the Maddington area.

Officers attempted to stop the vehicle on Westfield Street, Maddington, however the driver failed to stop and the vehicle accelerated away onto Revesby Street.

The vehicle continued onto Alcock Street and then Maddington Road.

The driver lost control of the vehicle on Maddington Road, causing the vehicle to crash into a power pole, before coming to rest as it collided with a fence.

The female driver attempted to climb out of the driver's door window, and was arrested without further incident.

A male passenger was trapped inside the damaged vehicle.

The vehicle caught fire and officers used a fire extinguisher from a police vehicle to extinguish the fire and keep the passenger safe.

They also provided emergency first aid to the passenger and kept the public away from the live power lines.

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services attended and freed the passenger from the vehicle.

St John Ambulance and Western Power also attended the scene.

Both occupants of the vehicle were taken by ambulance to Royal Perth Hospital.

A 31-year-old woman from Northam has been charged with aggravated burglary and commit, stealing, stealing a motor vehicle, failure to stop, reckless driving, and no authority to drive.

She was refused bail and is due to appear in the Midland Magistrates Court on Wednesday.

A 21-year-old man from Northam has been charged with aggrivated burglary and commit, stealing, stealing a motor vehicle and stealing fuel in Northam on Monday.

He is due to appear in the Midland Magistrates Court on Friday, January 17.