Police News articles

Local motorists’ questions continue over detour dilemma… OFF-ROAD RAGE

A LACK of police resources may be behind a “horrendous” crash detour that caused hours of delays at the Swan Reach ferry last week and left other motorists lost along dirt roads towards Morgan, it has been claimed.

Police defend long-weekend highway traffic diversion… DETOUR DRAMA

POLICE have defended a traffic detour that caused lengthy and allegedly “dangerous” delays for motorists on Friday following a fatal crash near Blanchetown that claimed the life of a Riverland man.

School’s sulphuric smoke alarm scare

A LOCAL primary school was forced into lockdown on Wednesday morning when smoke containing sulphur billowed from a nearby shed fire and covered the Renmark West area in a thick, white cloud.

Police descend on Riverland as local chief pleads for… NO RISKY BUSINESS

HIGHER police numbers will patrol Riverland roads this long weekend, targeting hot-spots for driver impatience, including the region’s simultaneous bridge roadworks.

Firies on the run

EMERGENCY service workers converged on a Renmark service station on Saturday for a different kind of ‘smoko’ when a flu fire evacuated staff from the OTR building.