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Fatal accident on Boyer Rd

POLICE have advised that a man has died following a single-vehicle crash on Boyer Rd near Dromedary earlier tonight (Thursday). Volunteers from the New Norfolk Fire Brigade and Derwent Valley State Emergency Service joined police and ambulance officers in responding to the accident, which occurred around 7.30pm. The road was

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Pop-up traffic operation conducted at Hamilton

THE Lyell Highway at Hamilton was the location for a joint operation involving Tasmania Police and Transport Safety Officers on Wednesday afternoon last week. This traffic operation focussed on random breath tests, drug tests, vehicle checks, and licence checks. During the operation, 17 vehicle defect notices were issued, and one

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Eight rescued after off-road adventure at Lachlan

POLICE have encouraged people to be better prepared when off-road driving, following a Derwent Valley rescue at overnight. “Around 11.35pm yesterday (Sunday) police were notified that a group of people in two 4WDs had not returned as planned from a day trip along Jefferys Track, and they couldn’t be reached

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Man, 44, charged over New Norfolk assault

POLICE have charged a man with causing grievous bodily harm following an investigation into a serious assault in New Norfolk last month. Detective Constable Anthony Marr said the victim and alleged assailant were known to each other. “On October 19, Ambulance Tasmania members located a man unresponsive on Andrews St,”

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Fatal ATV crash near Wayatinah this morning

POLICE are investigating a crash that resulted in the death of young man from Glenfern early this morning (Sunday). Bridgewater Police say an 18-year-old died at the scene near Wayatinah and a 25-year-old from Hamilton was taken to hospital. “At approximately 3.15am on Sunday, 31 October 2021, police and emergency

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Man found with multiple injuries in Andrews St, New Norfolk

POLICE are seeking information about a man receiving head injuries at New Norfolk early Tuesday morning this week. Tasmania Police spokesman Anthony Marr said a 44-year-old man had been found unresponsive in Andrews St. “The man had a number of significant head injuries including a substantial laceration to his ear,

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Fatal crash at Glenora overnight

UPDATED: As of 11am, police report that Gordon River Rd has re-opened to traffic following this morning’s fatal accident. EARLIER: A man died in a crash on Gordon River Rd near Glenora early this morning, police have advised. The road between Glenora and Westerway is likely to remain closed for

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Police seek witnesses to town centre mugging

POLICE are investigating the aggravated robbery of a 66-year-old man in Charles St, New Norfolk, on Sunday evening. A police spokesperson said the New Norfolk man was walking in Charles St at about 7.10pm. “The male was walking on Charles St, New Norfolk, when he was approached by two male

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Two crashes this morning

EMERGENCY services have responded to two car crashes in the Derwent Valley this morning, including a two-vehicle crash at Granton and a single-vehicle incident at Glenora. Police say two vehicles crashed on the Lyell Highway at Granton at about 11am. No injuries were reported but motorists were urged to avoid

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Two injured in Ellendale crash

A MAN and a child were injured on Sunday when an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) is reported to have collided with a parked vehicle. Inspector Gavin Hallett of Tasmania Police said the incident had occurred on private property off Ellendale Rd at Ellendale. “At about 12.30pm, police including the Westpac Rescue

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Four facing charges over Derwent Valley burglaries

POLICE say two men, a woman and a youth are facing charges following the recovery of a significant amount of stolen property linked to burglaries in the Derwent Valley last week. “Over the recent June long weekend, members from Tasmania Police have recovered a significant amount of stolen property from

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Thieves repeatedly hit New Norfolk Golf Club

THE New Norfolk Golf Club is hoping that the community can provide information to assist with identifying the people responsible for unsolved crimes. In particular, the club has experienced a number of break-ins at its machinery shed in recent months. Items that have been stolen include a number of brush-cutters,

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