Body Found On Road Shuts Down Major Perth Freeway

One of Perth's main arterial roads has been closed after a body was found.

A member of the public alerted emergency services after finding the body while travelling citybound on the Kwinana Freeway about 5.30am on Thursday.

Emergency services attended the scene near the Canning Highway flyover shortly after.

Police confirmed to 10 daily the person had been hit by a car.

Northbound lanes have been closed on the freeway between the Leach Highway and the Canning Highway.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area and use South Street or Roe Highway.

More to come.