Media release

Road toll rises to 22

Police

The Northern Territory’s road toll has risen to 22 after a 62-year-old male was struck by a four wheel drive vehicle at Wagait Beach.

Investigations into the incident are still continuing. Detectives have determined that alcohol was not a factor in the incident. The incident occurred around 9:30pm last night, outside a residence at Wagait Beach

The vehicle was being driven by a woman known to the man. Unfortunately his injuries were too severe and he passed away shortly after at the Belyuen Clinic.

The road toll this time last year was 12.

PFES Media