Girl 7 dies after falling from a moving car in Harts Range Northern Territory


Seven-year-old girl dies from serious head injuries after falling from a moving vehicle in central Australia

  • Police allege the girl was travelling with her father and ‘several other people’  
  • The girl was airlifted over 1,600km to an Adelaide Hospital were she later died 
  • Northern Territory’s Crash Investigation Unit travelled to the area to investigate

A seven-year-old girl has died in hospital from ‘serious head injuries’ after she allegedly fell from a moving car in central Australia. 

Northern Territory police believe the girl fell from a moving car at about 4pm on Sunday 25km east of Harts Range – a remote community 215km northeast of Alice Springs. 

A seven-year-old girl has died after she allegedly fell from a moving car when travelling with her father and 'several other people' 25km east of Harts Range (pictured) in the Northern Territory

A seven-year-old girl has died after she allegedly fell from a moving car when travelling with her father and ‘several other people’ 25km east of Harts Range (pictured) in the Northern Territory

Police allege the young girl was travelling with her father and ‘several other people’ when the incident occurred.  

‘During the journey it is alleged she fell from the moving vehicle suffering serious head injuries,’ police said in a statement.

The girl was taken to Harts Range clinic but was later airlifted more than 1,600km to the Royal Adelaide Hospital for Women and Children where she died from her injuries.   

Detectives from the State’s Major Crash Investigation Unit travelled to the area to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident. 

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