Skateboarder killed while being towed by car in Perth’s north

A YOUNG man has died after falling from a skateboard while being towed by a car in Perth’s north.

The accident occurred on Heathfield Drive in Landsdale around 3.45pm last Saturday.

Police said the 23-year-old skateboarder was holding onto the rear of a maroon Toyota Camry when he fell off and cracked his head on the road.


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The man sustained life-threatening injuries. He was rushed to Royal Perth Hospital but sadly died of his injuries on Tuesday.

The driver of the Toyota is assisting police.

Police major crash investigators want to speak with anyone who saw the crash, or the Toyota or skateboarder prior to the incident.