Police are responding to serious crash – Yirrkala

A 21-year-old man has been seriously injured following a single vehicle crash near Yirrkala this morning.

At around 7.30am on Tuesday, 9 January 2020, police and emergency services responded to the crash that occurred on Gunyipinya Road. During this crash the male driver was ejected from the vehicle. Other motorists have come to his assistance.

The black Nissan X Trail was travelling inbound towards the Melville Bay Rd, Nhulunbuy turn off when it rolled a number of times before coming to rest on the side of the road.

Officers from Nhulunbuy are currently investigating the factors that contributed to this crash.

The male was taken by St John ambulance to Nhulunbuy District Hospital for initial treatment before being airlifted to RDH in a critical condition.

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