Carrick fatality update

Police are continuing to investigate a triple fatality which occurred on the Bass Highway at Carrick earlier this morning.


Police can confirm a 63 year old Launceston man and a 65 year old Launceston man travelling in a Mazda BT50 and a 33 year old Selbourne man driving a Toyota Prado died in the crash.


Our thoughts are with the families and loved ones of those involved in the crash.


Initial investigations indicate speed is not considered to be a factor in the crash, and drug and alcohol test results are pending.  Police can confirm the driver of the Prado was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. The two children were properly restrained.


Anyone who witnessed the crash, or who saw the vehicles beforehand, should contact police on 131444 or report anonymously to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or


Dash cam footage can be uploaded here: