Media release

Fatal Crash Tanami Road


Major Crash Officers from Alice Springs are investigating a single vehicle crash on the Tanami Road, approximately 85 kilometres North West of Yuendumu.

Senior Sergeant John Worrall from the Major Crash Investigation Unit said a 46-year-old male was killed in the crash at about 2pm this afternoon.

“Three other passengers in the vehicle sustained injuries and have been treated at the Yuendumu clinic.

“It is not believed their injuries are life-threatening.”

The death takes the road toll for this year to 12 compared to 9 at the same time last year.