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Fatal crash in the Riverland

12 Sep 2019 6:20am

Major Crash Officers are investigating the circumstances of a fatal crash at Bookpurnong last night.

Just after 9.30pm on Wednesday 11 September, Berri patrols were called to Bookpurnong Road near Stanitzki Road after a car crashed into a tree and burst into flames on impact.

Sadly the driver and sole occupant of the car a 19-year-old man from the Riverland died at the scene.

This man's death takes the state's road toll to 80 compared to 52 at the same time last year.