Sturt Highway open after crash at Monash, SA

The Sturt Highway has reopened to all traffic following a crash near Monash that claimed the life of a Riverland man this morning, according to SA Police.

Just after 11am on Tuesday 18 October police received reports of a collision between a car and a truck on the Sturt Highway, two kilometres east of Monash.

The driver of the car, a 72-year-old Riverland man, sadly died at the scene. A passenger of the car, a 70-year-old Riverland woman, sustained serious injuries and has been taken to Berri Hospital but is expected to be airlifted to the Royal Adelaide Hospital.

The driver of the truck was not injured.

Major Crash Investigators are attending the scene to examine the circumstances surrounding the crash.

If anyone witnessed the crash and hasn’t yet spoken to police, please call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at

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