Nulsen man seen in Perth Magistrate's Court

A 19 year-old Nulsen man was seen in Perth Magistrate’s Court on Sunday, August 12 where he was granted bail.

Major Crash officers charged the man following an investigation into a fatal crash that occurred in Monjingup near Esperance on Saturday, August 11. 

The vehicle allegedly struck a group of three pedestrians. 

A 16 year-old girl was critically injured and was taken to Esperance Hospital where she later died.

Two other patients, an 18-year-old woman and an 18-year-old man were also treated for minor injuries. 

The driver was charged with manslaughter, failure to stop and ensure assistance received after an incident occasioning death and failure to report an incident occasioning death or grievous bodily harm. 

He is due to appear in Stirling Garden Court on Wednesday, August 29 for a second appearance.