Police release name of Geraldton fatal crash victim

Geraldton Guardian
Geraldton Police Station.
Camera IconGeraldton Police Station. Credit: WA News

Police have released the name of a motorcyclist who died in a crash in Wandina this week.

He was Armando Trimocha Jr, 28, of Tarcoola Beach.

Family have been notified.

A roadside cross and floral tribute with the words “R.I.P. Armando B. Trimocha Jr” was placed near the scene on Tuesday.

Mr Trimocha died as a result of his injuries after his motorcycle and a car collided at the intersection of Brand Highway and Barrett Drive in Wandina on Monday afternoon.

A roadside floral tribute to Armando Trimocha Jnr at the corner of Barrett Drive and Brand Highway in Wandina.
Camera IconA roadside floral tribute to Armando Trimocha Jnr at the corner of Barrett Drive and Brand Highway in Wandina. Credit: Geoff Vivian, The Geraldton Guardian
Paramedics transfer a crash victim to a waiting ambulance after administering CPR at the corner of Brand Highway and Barrett Drive, Wandina.
Camera IconParamedics transfer a crash victim to a waiting ambulance after administering CPR at the corner of Brand Highway and Barrett Drive, Wandina. Credit: The Geraldton Guardian, Geoff Vivian, The Geraldton Guardian

The crash occurred just before 1.30pm when Mr Trimocha’s Kawasaki motorcycle, travelling south on Brand Highway, hit a Nissan Navara turning onto Brand Highway from Barrett Drive.

The driver of the Navara, a man in his 40s, was taken by ambulance to Geraldton Hospital.

Major Crash investigators are appealing for anyone that witnessed the crash to contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or by making a report online at https://www.crimestopperswa.com.au.

* If you or anyone needs support, call Lifeline on 13 11 14.

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