Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash – Elderslie Road Brighton

At 9:23am Saturday 27th November 2021 emergency services were advised of a 3 vehicle crash on Elderslie Road at the intersection of Rodbourne Road, Brighton. The crash involved a grey Mitsubishi Triton turning from Elderslie Road  into Rodbourne Road hitting a white Toyota Corolla travelling towards Brighton. As a result of the impact the Corolla rolled onto its side, struck a vehicle waiting to turn from Rodbourne Road on to Elderslie Road.

The driver of the Corolla was declared deceased at the scene. The 4 occupants of the other vehicles were treated for minor injuries.

Elderslie Road was closed for 8 hours while crash investigators assessed the scene. All drivers involved in the crash were subject to mandatory drug and alcohol testing.

The cause of the crash is under investigation however early indications are that speed and inattention are contributing factors in this crash.

Police are requesting anyone who saw a White Toyota Corolla or Grey Mitsubishi Triton travelling in the area prior to the crash to contact Crash Investigation Services on 131 444.

Police would like to remind drivers of their obligations to travel safely and to obey the posted speed limits and maintain a proper lookout while driving.