Media release

Fatal Crash - Kakadu Highway


Jabiru Police are at the scene of a fatal rollover on the Kakadu Highway that occurred at about 12.40pm this afternoon.

Senior Sergeant Mark Casey from the Major Crash Investigation Unit said a male was thrown from the car and suffered fatal injuries.

“At this stage we understand there were four foreign tourists in the 4 wheel drive at the time of the crash.

“The three other people have been injured.  The male and two females will be airlifted to Darwin with Careflight.

“It is believed the fatally injured male was a passenger.”

Senior Sergeant Casey said emergency vehicles will be at the location investigating the circumstances around the crash and urge drivers in the area to be aware.

“The crash site is about 30 kilometres from Jabiru.  One lane remains open and motorists are being directed around the site.

“Please drive to the conditions.”

The death takes the 2015 road toll to 13 compared to 18 at the same time last year.