A man in his 20s is in critical condition with traumatic head injuries after being attacked with a machete and hit by a car outside Albany’s busiest night spot shortly after noon.
- A 24-year-old man has suffered a deep wound in the head and life-threatening injuries from a vehicle
- He was hit by a car on Stirling Terrace, Albany, shortly after noon. 1:00 Sunday
- St. The John Ambulance Service says the man is in critical condition
Police have confirmed that two men were involved in a physical altercation on Stirling Terrace when one of the men produced a machete and beat the victim to the side of his head.
The victim was then hit by a vehicle being driven by a third person.
Police said the victim, a 24-year-old man, suffered a deep wound to the head and life-threatening injuries from the vehicle.
A spokesman for St. John Ambulance said the man was flown to Royal Perth Hospital.
The driver was apprehended
The driver of the vehicle has been arrested, but police are still searching for the machete attacker.
Police cordoned off Stirling Terrace in the South Coast town from early Sunday morning with a forensic team arriving around 6 p.m. 11:00.
Assistant Police Commissioner Allan Adams said there was a theme of alcohol-related violence in WA with several incidents taking place across the state this weekend.
“We will always be quick to respond and solve the problem by charging people … but unless we can change individuals’ attitudes to the amount they drink and how they act on when they drink, this will continue to be an ongoing problem. , “Assistant Police Commissioner Adams said.