Two people are dead after a horror head-on crash along a notorious stretch of Indian Ocean Drive.
The crash involved two four-wheel-drives and happened just before 2pm about 10km north of Old Yanchep Road, north of Perth.
It is understood both of the deceased were travelling in the white dual cab utility that appear to have the most significant damage.
Other people involved in the collision are believed to have escaped with minor injuries.
The rescue helicopter was initially deployed but stood down after the two most seriously injured died at the scene.
The vehicles are believed to have collided head-on at a bend in the road but the cause of the crash is yet to be determined.
Major crash investigators were last night examining the crash scene and both wrecks.
Indian Ocean Drive has gained notoriety in recent years following a series of fatal crashes which have led to upgrades and road safety campaigns.
Last September, two Chinese tourists died in a head-on collision between a bus and car near Cervantes.
The notorious stretch of road was also previously rated one of the most dangerous in regional WA, according to an RAC risky roads survey.
Indian Ocean Drive remained closed in both directions last night between Yanchep Beach Road and Breakwater Drive.
Police would like to speak with anyone who witnesses the crash or has dash-cam footage of the vehicles involved in the area in the lead-up.
Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online.
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