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A elderly man has died after a suspended driver allegedly ploughed into a crowded CBD steel understructure outdoor bleacher seating seating area.
Police allege a 60-year-old man was driving a Land steel understructure outdoor bleacher seating Rover down Pier Street in 's CBD about 6.30pm on Friday night when he swerved off the road and hit a parked Toyota Corolla - pushing it into the path of diners outside the My Place Bar and Restaurant.
The Land Rover then flipped over and landed on its roof.
A 71-year-old man at the scene and five other men were injured.
A 41-year-old man is in a serious condition at Fiona Stanley Hospital and the other injured men, believed to be a group in their 20s, were taken to hospital.
Two of those injured in the crash have since been discharged.
A man from Wabeling north of Perth has been charged with having no authority to drive and steel understructure outdoor bleacher seating dangerous driving causing death in circumstances of aggravation.
Footage at the scene showed chaotic scenes after the crash - with seats scattered across the road and emergency crews rushing to help those injured by the white Toyota.
A 60-year-old man driving a black Land Rover on Pier Street crashed into a Toyota corolla, pushing the vehicle into the path of people eating outside My Place Bar and Restaurant, police allege A 60-year-old man driving a black Land Rover on Pier Street crashed into a Toyota corolla, pushing the vehicle into the path of people eating outside My Place Bar and Restaurant, police allege
The man who filmed the video said the crash missing him by inches.
'Me and my two friends quickly sprinted over to the black four-wheel drive to help the driver straight away. We sat with him and steel understructure outdoor bleacher seating tried to get a response while my other friend was talking to the emergency staff on the phone,' witness Priyesh Adatia told Daily Mail Australia.
'I checked for a pulse before that and checked his breathing and it was all normal thank god.
'I've taken some leave from work as I'm still traumatised'.
A 71-year-old man was killed at the scene of the crash, and a 41-year-old man is in a serious condition at Fiona Stanley Hospital A 71-year-old man was killed at the scene of the crash, and a 41-year-old man is in a serious condition at Fiona Stanley Hospital
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'I walked out and there was a person getting CPR on the floor, with 3-4 other people on the floor as well. They were all diners at the bar,' the owner of the Ikhwan cafe told .
'The car was flying, all my customers said he was going so fast and then rolled several times.'
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