Driver killed as car rolls and smashes into trees

by | Oct 29, 2020 | Cops | 0 comments

A 51-year-old man has been killed in a single vehicle rollover after his 4WD smashed into trees Wednesday night in East Arnhem Land, NT Police said.

NT media manager Rob Cross said the man was traversing Bodiya Road in Milingimbi around 10pm when his car rolled and crashed in the trees.

There were no other passengers in the vehicle when the incident happened, he said.

Local clinic staff attended the victim and pronounced the him dead on the spot. The fatal crash remains under investigation by the Major Crash unit.

Mr Cross said NT’s Major Crash unit was flown to the island and will prepare a report for the coroner.

He said the cause of the crash is yet to be established. It’s unclear if alcohol or drugs contributed to the crash.

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