A podcast about Brits living in Australia by former UK radio newsreader turned podcaster, Anna Moran.


episode 7: 7: Outback Australia Motorcycle Crash Survivor

**WARNING** This episode features details of a serious road accident and includes some graphic details. 

A 1,000 mile day trip along the edge of hot and dusty outback Western Australia turned into a disaster when Michael Pitt’s motorcycle hit a kangaroo.

The father-of-three who emigrated to Australia from Devon with his wife and eldest child 15 years ago, was fortunate to have survived the serious accident in the very isolated Pilbara region of WA.

The experienced motorcyclist was traveling from Karratha in the state’s far north down to Mandurah, just south of Perth in 2018 after a two week stint of shift work.  

Bullet points of key topics & time stamps:  

● 03:21 – Michael describes the outback road he was traveling along

● 06:02 – Michael shares some of the dangers of traveling by road in outback Australia

● 10:13 – Michael tells us how he survived

● 12:03 – Michael talks about his injuries

● 17:25 – Find out whether the accident has put Michael off returning to the Pilbara region 

List of resources mentioned in episode, suggested reading & social media handles:  

● Road Safety Advice for traveling in Western Australia’s north west

● The Pilbara region of Western Australia

● Western Australia


This episode is sponsored by Kilted Haggis.

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 2021-05-30  18m