Media release

Fatal Crash - Alice Springs


Northern Territory Police are currently on the scene of a fatal vehicle crash on Namatjira Drive, 5kms from Ellery Creek Big Hole.

Duty Superintendent Jo Foley said a female has died and three other males have been seriously injured.

“Police from Haasts Bluff and Hermannsberg responded at about 2.30pm this afternoon, St John and Fire Rescue Service Members have responded from Alice Springs.”

“On arrival they have treated one female and one male from one vehicle and two males from the other vehicle.”

Duty Superintendent Foley said Namatjira Drive will remain closed in both directions while the incident is examined by the Major Crash Investigation Section.

The death takes the road toll this year to four compared to two at the same time last year.