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Police Wrap – 24 June

By johnboy - 24 June 2009 29

1. Mawson collision explained:

    ACT Policing’s Collision Investigation and Reconstruction Team are investigating a three vehicle collision which has resulted in a 24-year-old man being arrested.

    A mobile Traffic Operations Officer was on patrol in the Mawson area around 2.20pm today (June 23) when he recorded a Suzuki Swift allegedly traveling over 140km/h in the 60km/h zone on Beasley Street. Police will allege that upon sighting the officer the offender accelerated away running a red light at the intersection of Athlon Drive and Beasley Street colliding with a vehicle, which in turn collided with a third vehicle.

    The driver was conveyed to The Canberra Hospital for minor injuries and remains there under police guard. His female passenger is currently being treated for a broken leg. The occupants of the two other vehicles were treated at the scene by ACT Ambulance Service and two occupants were conveyed to The Canberra Hospital as a precautionary measure.

    The alleged offender will face the ACT Magistrates Court tomorrow (June 24) charged with culpable driving causing grievous bodily harm, failing to stop when requested by police and breaching his bail conditions.

    Police would urge anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or the circumstances prior to the collision and is yet to speak to police, to contact Crime Stoppers.

If you can help police contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online.

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29 Responses to
Police Wrap – 24 June
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Morgan 11:31 am
24 Jun 09
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What is a 24 year old bloke driving a Suzuki Swift anyway, thats suspicious in iteself and reason enough for the police to stop and question him

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Trunking symbols 11:54 am
24 Jun 09
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A Suzuki Swift? Aren’t they 3 cylinder and incapable of going above 90?

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justbands 11:56 am
24 Jun 09
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> and breaching his bail conditions.

It always seems to be the same scum…over & over again.

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Emlyn Ward 11:58 am
24 Jun 09
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He must have have strapped one of them Darwin-Award-Winning JTOL packs on the back of his Suzuki Swift to get it up to 140.

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Emlyn Ward 11:59 am
24 Jun 09
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justbands said :

> and breaching his bail conditions.

It always seems to be the same scum…over & over again.

Keeping scum in prison breaches their “Human Rights”, didn’t you know?

Never mind the Human Rights of the innocent injured by the scum.

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Thumper 12:03 pm
24 Jun 09
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breaching his bail conditions

What a suprise. Are you suprised? I am…

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Skidbladnir 12:04 pm
24 Jun 09
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140kph = 88 miles per hour…
I smell a flux capacitor.

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VYBerlinaV8_the_one_ 12:07 pm
24 Jun 09
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Even the three cylinder version would see 140km/h if in reasonable condition. The standard 1.3 would see perhaps 150km/h, and the sports version around 180km/h.

Not much power, but light…

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TP 3000 12:25 pm
24 Jun 09
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They forgot to mention that the roof had to be removed from one vechile & the offenders car was the best off in the collision. Also I’ll mention that an ambulance was called to the scene at 14:37, I know this as I was sitting next to it at the Yamba Dr/Hindmarsh Dr lights when it sped down Yamba Dr.

But I know that the offender was heading to Torrens Primary school as all emergency service vechiles are to do the posted 40k limit in school zones & turn off sirens/flashing lights. So if the offender had a green light he would of got away. I am not condoning what the ******, *********, ******* did, but I’ve been told that.

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Punter 12:28 pm
24 Jun 09
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Greivous bodily harm means this spanner has inflicted serious life altering injuries on someone, I’m guessing his passenger. Why is it the driver responsible for these crashes always survives relatively unharmed when others are seriously injured or killed as a result.

Skid, you were right. Once he got that baby up to 88 miles per hour, he saw some serious s#&t. Must have had a tail wind.

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Emlyn Ward 12:49 pm
24 Jun 09
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TP 3000 said :

They forgot to mention that the roof had to be removed from one vechile & the offenders car was the best off in the collision.

No way. The Suzuki Swift was mushed. I thought he must have been dead.

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Thesun08 1:20 pm
24 Jun 09
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# 1 Posted by Morgan – What is a 24 year old bloke driving a Suzuki Swift anyway, thats suspicious in iteself and reason enough for the police to stop and question him

Hahaha, very true!

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Emlyn Ward 1:21 pm
24 Jun 09
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Maybe it was his girlfriend’s, and she was too stoned to drive.

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Thoroughly Smashed 1:46 pm
24 Jun 09
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TP 3000 said :

They forgot to mention that the roof had to be removed from one vechile & the offenders car was the best off in the collision.

When I drove past neither of the two “intact” vehicles were a Suzuki Swift, so by inference the offender’s vehicle was the one that had its roof removed.

TP 3000 said :

But I know that the offender was heading to Torrens Primary school as all emergency service vechiles are to do the posted 40k limit in school zones & turn off sirens/flashing lights. So if the offender had a green light he would of got away. I am not condoning what the ******, *********, ******* did, but I’ve been told that.

Out of interest, where did you hear this?

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P Taker 2:08 pm
24 Jun 09
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I am with ‘Thoroughly Smashed’, it sounds like you know some detail? Did you know the dickhead?

I drive a swift! My little car doesnt like going fast though. On the plus side – i am going to survive a massive collision if i am ever in one!

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