Teen killed in horror Port Kennedy crash

The car smashed into a tree before bursting into flames. PIC: WA Incidents Alerts/Facebook

An 18-year-old man has died in a horror crash in Port Kennedy.

Police say the teen was driving a silver Holden Commodore sedan south along Warnbro Sound Avenue around 7.40pm on Tuesday when he crashed into a tree near Halliburton Avenue.

It's understood a member of the public dragged the young driver from the vehicle before it burst into flames.

Several nearby residents reported hearing a loud explosion.

The 18-year-old suffered critical injuries and was rushed to Rockingham Hospital where he later died. 

Major Crash investigators urge anyone with information relating to this crash, or who saw the silver Holden Commodore sedan travelling in the area prior to the crash, to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via www.crimestopperswa.com.au.

Dash-cam or mobile phone vision relating to this crash can be uploaded directly to investigators via the link: https://wapf.au.evidence.com/.../fatalcrashportkennedy

If you or anyone you know has been affected by a road crash, contact Road Trauma Support WA on 1300 004 814.

The car smashed into a tree before bursting into flames. PIC: WA Incidents Alerts/Facebook 

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