Two Fatal Crashes in Two Hours
Sunday 08-Jul-2012 18:55
Northern Territory Police have confirmed two more people have been killed in two separate crashes this afternoon.
Katherine Police are at the scene of a crash on the Victoria Highway where a man has been killed after his utility left the road and crashed into a business in Katherine South at around 5pm. The man was the only occupant of the vehicle
Borroloola Police were called to a single vehicle rollover 45 kilometres south of the town at around 2.30pm.
On arrival Police found a Pajero 4wd with five people on board had rolled after a tyre blow-out. A man in his 50’s has since died of his injuries. The four other people in the vehicle are being treated for various injuries.
Watch Commander Robert Harrison said it has been a black weekend on Territory roads.
“One fatal is one to many. To have three on the same weekend is very tragic for all involved.”