Media release

Fatal crash - Jabiru


Major Crash investigators are at the scene of a fatal crash which occurred approximately 60 kilometres west of Jabiru on the Arnhem Highway this morning.

Police were notified of the crash around 9:50am today. Jabiru Police attended in the first instance and located the vehicle which had left the road, rolled and crashed into trees. Tragically, five persons were found deceased upon arrival.

Investigators are currently working to establish the identities of the deceased, so that families can be notified.

The Arnhem Highway remains closed to all traffic presently while police work to identify and recover the deceased.

The 2019 Northern Territory Road Toll now stands at 28 compared to 47 this time last year.