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Police seek witnesses to highway incident

POLICE are seeking witnesses to a serious crash Involving a young pedestrian on the Lyell Hwy between New Norfolk and Granton last night (July 23). Police previously described this as an incident involving a scooter-rider at Granton. “Police are investigating a serious crash that occurred on the Lyell Hwy at

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Crash on Lyell Hwy at Granton

POLICE advise that emergency services are at the scene of a crash involving a scooter rider and a motor vehicle on the Lyell Hwy at Granton, as of 8.45pm today (July 23). Police ask that motorists avoid the area until further notice. They report that the scooter rider has serious

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Supermarket seeks video of vandals

THE operators of the New Norfolk IGA Express supermarket are seeking witnesses or video of an attack on their business late last night. Security camera vision from 10pm yesterday (July 17) shows a masked person attempting to smash the glass front doors of the business in Benjamin Tce at Fairview.

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Crash on Boyer Rd

EMERGENCY services are at the scene of a single vehicle crash on Boyer Rd, Dromedary, Tasmania Police reported at 4.55pm today (July 12). Police advise that one lane of Boyer Rd is blocked and they urge motorists to avoid the area. “There have only been minor injuries reported,” a police

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Local man charged over Miena fire

POLICE have charged a 66-year-old Miena man in relation to a fire yesterday morning that destroyed a residence on Highland Lakes Rd at Miena in the Central Highlands. The man will appear in the Hobart Magistrates Court later today (July 12). “Around 7am emergence services attended the property and Tasmania

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$20,000 setback as thieves hit Tynwald Park clubrooms

THE New Norfolk Junior Football Club and New Norfolk Cricket Club estimate losses totaling $20,000 following a burglary at their shared clubrooms at Tynwald Park at the weekend. Cricket club president Jamie Hill said the incident was a big setback to the two clubs and he urged anyone with information

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Tourists rescued after Highland Lakes Rd incident

POLICE have issued a stern reminder about obeying road closures and dangerous roads warnings, after tourists crashed on a closed road in the Central Highlands last night. Inspector Marco Ghedini of Bridgewater Police said the people involved had called Triple Zero (000) shortly before 6pm, after running off the road

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Fatal accident on Boyer Rd at Dromedary

1.20PM UPDATE: Police have re-opened Boyer Rd following this morning’s fatality. EARLIER: Tasmania Police have confirmed that a woman aged in her 20s has died in a two-vehicle crash on Boyer Rd this morning. The incident was initially reported to have been at Boyer, near Norske Skog, but is now

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Serious crash closes Boyer Rd

EMERGENCY services are attending what has been reported as a two-vehicle head-on crash on Boyer Rd, Boyer, in the vicinity of the Norske Skog paper mill. The crash was first reported around 8.50am today (Saturday). A Tasmania Police spokesperson said the drivers of the vehicles were believed to be the

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Police seek witnesses to Wayatinah crash

POLICE are seeking witnesses to a collision that occurred on the Lyell Hwy near Westerway yesterday (April 25) around 3.30pm. The highway was closed for about four hours while emergency services responded to the scene, where a Toyota Landcruiser and a Holden Barina had collided. “The driver of the Landcruiser

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Crash closes Lyell Hwy near Wayatinah

8.45PM UPDATE: Police advise that the Lyell Hwy at Wayatinah has reopened following the earlier crash. EARLIER: Police and other emergency services are at the scene of a two-vehicle crash on the Lyell Hwy at Wayatinah. A police spokesperson said one of the occupants had sustained serious injuries and the

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Crash closes Bridgewater Bridge

SUNDAY UPDATE: Police are seeking witnesses or video of yesterday’s three-vehicle crash near the Bridgewater Bridge at Granton. They ask that anyone who saw the crash happen, or who has dash cam vision, to contact police on 131 444 or report to crimestopperstas.com.au referring to Crash #23002412. 6.15PM UPDATE: Police

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