Media release

Fatal Motorcycle Crash - Palmerston


Major Crash Investigators are currently at the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash which occurred in Palmerston early this morning.

Senior Sergeant John Worrall of the Major Crash Investigation Section said it appears the male motorcycle rider lost control of the vehicle near the intersection of Elrundie Avenue and Catalina Road at around 4:30am.

“Police, Fire and Rescue and St John Ambulance members attended the location; however the male passed away at the scene.

“Police will investigate the exact circumstances surrounding the incident and urge motorists to avoid the area.”

The Territory road toll now stands at five compared to three for the same period last year.