ACT Policing’s Collision, Investigation and Reconstruction Team (CIRT) are investigating a single vehicle collision that resulted in the death of a man in Higgins last night (May 29).
Police were called to the location on Southern Cross Drive around 11.40pm. Early investigations indicate the driver, travelling west-bound, lost control of his vehicle approximately 250 metres after the Southern Cross Drive and Kingsford Smith Drive intersection, and collided with a tree.
The driver, a 35-year-old male from Evatt, died at the scene.
This is the fourteenth road fatality for 2010.
Police are urging drivers to take extra caution on the roads when driving in wet conditions.