Two Major Crashes on the EP One Fatal

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Two more sperate car accidents have occurred on the Eyre Peninsula with one fatal.

Major Crash investigators are at the scene of a fatal crash at Tumby Bay, on the Eyre Peninsula.

Emergency services were called to a single vehicle rollover on Bratten Road, Tumby Bay, near the silos, about 4.40am on Saturday 18 May.

The driver of the Holden sedan, an 18-year-old man, sustained serious injuries in the crash and will be airlifted to hospital in Adelaide later today.  

His injuries are not life-threatening.

Sadly, his passenger, an 18-year-old man, died at the scene. 

He is the 46th person to lose their life on South Australian roads so far this year.  

The road toll at the same time last year was 29.

Both young men are local to the Eyre Peninsula. 

Bratten Road is closed to traffic in both directions near the Lincoln Highway and is expected to remain closed for several hours.  Motorists are asked to avoid the area if possible and use Lipson Road to the north of the town.


Last night Friday 17th May at around 10.30pm emergency services attended the scene of a single vehicle collision at Middleback range. 
Police and emergency services were called to Lincoln Highway, near Plane Road, after reports a ute had left the road and collided with a tree.

The driver and sole occupant has received some injuries and was treated at the scene.

Police are asking motorists to use caution if travelling through the area.