Road toll rises after fatal crash at Palmer

Photo: File.
Photo: File.

11.30am Tuesday

Reedy Creek Road at Palmer has reopened to traffic after a fatal accident which claimed the life of a 30-year-old Tailem Bend man on Monday night.

The man was driving a white Honda Civic, while another man injured in the crash was driving a maroon Nissan.

Earlier

A Tailem Bend man has died after a fatal crash at Palmer.

SA Police and emergency services attended a crash on Reedy Creek Road where two cars were involved in an incident at about 6.15pm last night, Monday, May 13.

A 30-year-old Tailem Bend man died at the scene while a 32-year-old man from Hewett was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Reedy Creek Road remains closed as crews begin to clean up the area.

This incident takes this year's road toll to 45 deaths compared to 28 at the same time last year.