Media release

Double fatality - Sandover Highway


Two people were killed yesterday evening when the car they were travelling in crashed near the Sandover Highway.

The crash, approximately 250km northeast of Alice Springs on Mosquito Bore Road, was reported to police around 6pm yesterday.

Two female passengers were declared deceased at the scene, with a male passenger and the female driver medevacked to Alice Springs where they remain in hospital.

Police from Arlparra and Harts Range together with investigators from the Major Crash Unit will examine the scene today.

The Northern Territory’s road toll now stands at 34 compared to 20 this time last year.