A male has died in a car crash near Yarralin late last night.
Just after 10pm, police were called to a single vehicle crash about 15 kilometres from Yarralin in the Victoria River District.
A male was deceased at the scene.
The two other occupants were airlifted to Royal Darwin Hospital by CareFlight, one suffering critical injuries.
Detectives from the Territory Major Crash Investigation Unit have travelled to the scene this morning and are investigating.
Detective Senior Sergeant Brendan Lindner said: "While we don't know the cause of this crash yet, we are asking drivers to take extra care on the Territory's roads - nobody should spend Christmas mourning the loss of a loved one."
Anyone with information about the crash or who are familiar with those involved who may be able to assist the investigation is urged to contact police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Please quote reference number 9492670.
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