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Pegs Creek incident: Woman found with serious injuries on Galbraith Road in Pilbara as detectives probe

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A young mother is fighting for life in hospital after she was found in the vicinity of a Pilbara street with horrific injuries. 
Camera IconA young mother is fighting for life in hospital after she was found in the vicinity of a Pilbara street with horrific injuries.  Credit: Simon Santi/The West Australian

A young mother is fighting for life in hospital after she was found in the vicinity of a Pilbara street with horrific injuries.

Karratha police are working to determine how a woman sustained “serious injuries” after she was found on Galbraith Road in Pegs Creek about 5.30am on Friday morning.

She was taken to Karratha Hospital before she was flown to Royal Perth Hospital.

A RPH spokeswoman confirmed the woman remained in a critical condition on Friday evening.

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Police were unable to confirm the circumstances of the incident as detectives continue their inquiries.

In a statement over social media, Karratha police are seeking anyone with dashcam footage, CCTV or information relating to the woman to contact the local police station on 9143 7200.

The family of the woman is understood to have flown to Perth to be by her bedside.

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