Media release

Fatal Crash - Adelaide River

Fire and Rescue

Northern Territory Police are investigating a fatal vehicle crash that occurred near Adelaide River this afternoon.

Police received a report about 12.20pm of a single vehicle rollover approximately 10km north of the small township.

Police and emergency services attended the scene where it was confirmed that the sole occupant of the vehicle, a 19 year-old woman, had unfortunately lost her life.

A report is being prepared for the Coroner. 

Drivers are urged to avoid travelling through the area if possible.

Anyone who was driving along the Stuart Highway near Adelaide River around that time is urged to contact police on 131 444. Please quote reference number P23029450.