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WA: Two killed on WA roads taking national toll to 19

23 Dec 2008 8:39 PM

Western Australia's holiday road toll has risen to three following separate accidents which claimed the lives of two people in Perth this afternoon.

WA Police say a woman was killed when her car collided with another vehicle at West Swan at 1pm (WDT) and a male motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a truck in the Perth suburb of Martin.

Police are investigating both accidents and reports will be prepared for the corner but haven't released any further details at this stage.

It takes the national holiday road toll to 19 .. with NSW topping the list with six and Victoria registering five road deaths to date.

Three people have died on Queensland roads and one in the Northern Territory.

South Australia and the ACT are still toll free.

(EDS: National road toll figures are for the period 0001 December 19 to 2359 January 2. Some states and territories have different periods.)