Boyanup man killed in Stratham motorcycle crash

A 23 year old Boyanup man has died after he lost control of his motorcycle and collided with a tree in Stratham on Friday afternoon.

A 23 year old Boyanup man has died after he lost control of his motorcycle and collided with a tree in Stratham on Friday afternoon.

A 23 year old Boyanup man has died after he lost control of his motorcycle and collided with a tree in Stratham on Friday afternoon.

South West Traffic officers are seeking information on the incident which occurred at about 3.40pm on Boyanup Road West near Elgin Road.

Police said man was driving a white and red Honda motorcycle eastwards when he veered on to gravel and bushland before colliding with a tree.

The driver of the motorcycle tragically died at the scene of the crash.

Police would like to speak with anyone who saw the crash or motorcycle prior to the crash and anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

The fatal Stratham crash means WA has now equalled the state's highest ever road toll for motorcycle deaths in a year with 36.

WA’s previous worst year on record is 2008, when 36 motorcycle riders or passengers were killed on the state’s roads. 

Members of the Bunbury community are calling for people to stand up and take action to help stop motorcycle riders being killed on WA roads.

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