UPDATE: Police major crash investigators have charged a 30-year-old woman who they allege was behind the wheel of a car that ran a red light before slamming into an ambulance in Dianella early this morning.
The crash at the intersection of corner of Alexander Drive and Woodrow Avenue left one woman fighting for her life, while five others were taken to hospital.
Police will allege a white Hyundai Getz was travelling on the wrong side of the road and went through a red light before crashing into the St John ambulance about 2.30am.
An 87-year-old woman was inside the ambulance when it was hit and rolled onto its side. She is in a serious but stable condition in Royal Perth Hospital.
A 24-year-old woman in the car is in intensive care while the 30-year-old driver is in a stable condition. Both are in RPH.
A nine-year-old child who was also in the car was taken to Perth Children’s Hospital with minor injuries.
Two paramedics in the ambulance were able to give first aid to others before they were taken to Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. They were discharged a short time later.
Police have charged a Beechboro woman with two counts of dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm and driving without a licence.
She is due to appear at a bedside court hearing tomorrow.
Anyone who witnessed the crash can call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or to make a report online at crimestopperswa.com.au.