Media release

Fatal - Santa Teresa


A 47-year-old man has died following a crash near Santa Teresa early this morning.

Senior Sergeant Michael Potts from the Central Desert Division said initial investigations suggest the man was lying on the road when he was struck by a vehicle at around 1:20am.

“The 30-year-old male driver was arrested and is assisting Police with enquiries.

“Investigation into the exact circumstances surround the crash are ongoing.”

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

The Northern Territory road toll stands at three compared to two for the same time last year.