Media release

Fatal – Barkley Highway

Police

A 68-year-old Tennant Creek man has passed away from his injuries sustained from a motor vehicle accident yesterday morning.

Acting Territory Duty Superintendent Brendan Muldoon said the man was the driver of a Holden Astra which struck a bull on the Barkley Highway in the early hours of yesterday morning.

“His 35-year-old male passenger passed away at the scene. The driver was airlifted to Alice Springs Hospital but tragically passed away overnight.”

The Territory road toll now stands at 22.  

PFES Media