An horrific commercial truck rollover on the Stuart Highway south of Alice Springs this morning has killed the 48-year-old driver, NT Police said.
The rollover occurred around 7:40am on the Stuart Highway in Stuart Wells, about 100kms south of Alice Springs. Traffic diversions and speed restrictions are currently in place in the area and police are warning motorists to stay away.
It is unclear how the truck rolled over, but police are on scene continuing investigations into the crash.
“Investigators are on scene and are expected to remain for the rest of the day,” said Detective Acting Senior Sergeant Corey Borton.
“Diversions and speed restrictions are in place and police are urging motorists to avoid the area if possible. If you are in the area please slow down and follow all member directions.”
Police provided no further details. Sgt Borton said a report was being prepared for the coroner.