Police responding to fatal traffic crash at Lockhart River

Police are investigating a fatal single vehicle crash in Lockhart River overnight.

Preliminary investigations indicate, around 8.40pm a car travelling on Lockhart River Mission Road lost control and rolled over.

A 16-year-old male passenger was transported to the Lockhart River Health Centre where he passed away a few hours later.

A 17-year-old male passenger will be flown to Cairns Base Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

The 18-year-old male driver and two 16-year-old male passengers were not physically injured.

Investigations are continuing.

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