Dog hit and killed by motorbike in police chase in Carey Park

Phil HickeyThe West Australian
VideoWA police are hunting a motorbike rider who hit and killed a dog as they sped off from police near Bunbury on Monday.

Police are hunting the rider of a motorbike which hit and killed a dog as it sped off from police near Bunbury on Monday.

Officers from the South West traffic unit are seeking the public’s help over the incident, which happened just before 4pm in the Bunbury suburb of Carey Park.

Police say they first spotted the motorcycle — with the registration plates KILLERTYRES — riding along Brittan Road in Carey Park.

When police put their lights and sirens on the motorcycle failed to stop, instead turning left onto Ecclestone Street where it headed north.

The chase was terminated and a short time later the motorcycle was seen colliding with a dog who was trying to cross the road. The dog died from its injuries.

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Police have released video of the motorcycle in the hope someone will identify the rider.

Anyone who was in the area at the time and can assist in identifying the rider of the motorcycle is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1300 333 000 or file a report online via crimestopperswa.com.au.

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