Toddler fighting for life after horrific smash between a truck and two cars at Palgarup on South-Western Highway

A toddler is fighting for his life after a horrific accident between two cars and a truck.

The collision happened at around 07:45 on Tuesday near the intersection of the South Western Highway and Babarrup Road in Pagarup, in southwest Western Australia.

The three-year-old boy was critically injured in the crash and airlifted to Perth Children’s Hospital.

He remains in critical condition in hospital.

A toddler is fighting for his life in a critical condition after a horrific crash between two cars and a truck on the South Western Highway (pictured) in Western Australia on Tuesday morning

A toddler is fighting for his life in a critical condition after a horrific crash between two cars and a truck on the South Western Highway (pictured) in Western Australia on Tuesday morning

A 30-year-old woman also suffered minor injuries in the accident and was treated at the scene.

A spokesperson for WA Police confirmed the major crash unit was investigating the circumstances surrounding the collision.

The accident caused traffic on the highway to come to a standstill for several hours in both directions as the helicopter needed space to land.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.