A 40-year-old female has died following a fatal motor vehicle crash in Darwin overnight.
Senior Sergeant Mark Casey from the Major Crash Investigation Unit said Police were called to the incident on the Stuart Highway, Berrimah around 7:30pm last night.
“It is alleged a 40-year-old female has run onto the road and been struck by a passing motor vehicle. Tragically she passed away at the scene.”
A 65-year-old male driver was arrested at the scene and investigations are continuing.
A file will be prepared for the Coroner.
The Territory road toll now stands at 12.