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Pedestrian dies after collision in Griffith

By 10 September 2014

ACT Policing is investigating an incident in Griffith this afternoon (Wednesday, September 10) in which a female pedestrian was struck by a bus.
Attempts were made to revive the woman but she died at the scene.
The incident occurred around 3.55pm today at the intersection of Canberra Avenue and Captain Cook Crescent.
Police attended and immediately began to [...]

Witnesses sought after woman struck by car in Monash

By 10 September 2014

ACT Policing’s Collision Investigation and Reconstruction Team (CIRT) is calling for witnesses to a collision in Monash on Friday afternoon (September 5) in which a 20-year-old woman was struck and critically injured by a vehicle on William Hudson Crescent.
Around 4.30pm on Friday, the victim had been returning to her vehicle, a Toyota Corolla, which was [...]

Police seek witnesses to collision in Phillip

By 4 August 2014

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a serious collision that occurred in Phillip yesterday afternoon (Sunday, 3 August).
Around 5.45pm police attended the scene at Melrose Drive, between Hindmarsh Drive and Botany Street, after reports of a head-on collision between a white Mercedes and silver Mercedes.
The driver and single occupant of the silver Mercedes was not [...]

Police seek witnesses to collision in Griffith

By 27 July 2014

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a collision which occurred yesterday (Saturday, July 26) on Flinders Way, Griffith.
About 1.15pm, a motorcyclist was travelling southbound along Flinders Way, towards Mugga Way, when it was struck by a car exiting the soccer field car park at Canberra Boys Grammar School. The car did not stop and was [...]

Disqualified driver arrested following collision and pursuit

By 1 May 2014

ACT Policing has arrested a 29-year-old Theodore man following a southside pursuit last night (Wednesday, 30 April).
Around 11.30pm, traffic patrols observed a Ford Falcon sedan travelling west on Johnson Drive in Calwell with no rear number plates.
Police activated emergency lights and sirens, however the driver failed to stop and accelerated away from police through the [...]

In search of a bingled white Toyota ute

By 27 December 2013

On Boxing Day around 10.30pm, someone driving a white Toyota ute caused an accident at the corner of Drakeford and Erindale Drive.
Two other cars were involved, one of which was rear-ended and then smashed driver’s side first into a light pole. I have no idea of the full extent of the driver’s injuries, but she [...]

Did you see the Higgins collision?

By 1 November 2013

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a collision that occurred in Higgins yesterday afternoon (Thursday, 31 October).
At 3.30pm a silver Hyundai Accent was driving north bound down Kingsford Smith Drive, Higgins when it collided into a light pole near the intersection of Wirraway Crescent.
The occupant of the vehicle was required to be cut free by [...]

Weston fatal

By 17 September 2013

ACT Policing is investigating a fatal collision which occurred in Weston this afternoon (Tuesday, September 17).
Around 1.45pm police were called to the intersection of Streeton Drive and Namatjira Drive in relation to a collision.
A man driving a black Subaru Impreza was travelling in a southerly direction along Streeton Drive and an elderly woman driving a [...]

Limestone smash

By 5 September 2013

Police are investigating a collision between two cars about 7.20am this morning (September, 5) on Limestone Avenue at the intersection with Elder Street in Ainslie.
ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire and Rescue attended the scene. Two females, who were among the three passengers in one of the vehicles, were transported to The Canberra Hospital for [...]

Wanniassa taxi rumble

By 18 August 2013

ACT Policing is requesting the public’s assistance in relation to an incident involving a taxi in the early hours of Thursday (August 15) morning.
Around 12.30am, whilst driving on Ashley Drive, Wanniassa, the taxi was involved in an incident with three other vehicles, one described as being a yellow utility.
An occupant of the yellow utility is [...]

Mawson fatal

By 16 August 2013

ACT Policing is investigating a collision between a car and a pedestrian this afternoon in Mawson (Friday, August 16).
About 4.55pm police were called to Mawson Drive where an elderly woman had been struck by a car.
The woman died at the scene.
ACT Policing’s Collision Investigation and Reconstruction Team is investigating the cause of the collision and [...]

No plate ute takes aim at Police

By 11 August 2013

ACT Policing is investigating a collision in which two vehicles, including a police car, were damaged.
Around 11.00am today (Sunday, August 11), two officers were in a marked police car on routine patrol on Deamer Crescent, Chisholm when they noticed a black ute with no number plates.
Police activated their emergency lights and sirens indicating for the [...]

Cyclist not helping ‘The Cause”

By 7 August 2013

Time: 8.30ish Monday 5/8/13.
Place : stationary at left turn from intersection of Melrose drive and Hindmarsh drive
gingerbearded middleaged cyclist charged into my Subaru  rear vision mirror (I was not in the cycle lane)
I stopped further up to remonstrate with him .He laughed and took evasive action.
Have seen him since, pedalling slowly up Adelaide Avenue. Maybe a [...]

Cars mating in Hughes

By 31 July 2013

An elderly man had a lucky escape this afternoon after his 4WD crash landed onto top of a parked car in a shopping centre car park.
The man was driving along Wisdom Street in Hughes when he crashed through a garden bed and came to a stop after partially mounting a parked car.
No one was [...]

Barton Highway treehugger

By 29 July 2013

ACT Policing’s Collision Investigation and Reconstruction Team are investigating a single vehicle collision at the ACT border of the Barton Highway this afternoon (Sunday, July 28).
Around 4:30pm police attended the scene on the Barton Highway near Victoria Street, Hall Murrumbateman-bound where a silver Toyota Land Cruiser has collided with a tree.
Police responded to the incident [...]

Barton taxi smash

By 28 July 2013

ACT Policing’s Collision Investigation and Reconstruction team are investigating the cause of a collision between a taxi and a car in Barton last night (Saturday, July 27).
At about 11pm last night, a silver Toyota Hiace taxi was approaching the intersection of Morshead Drive and Russell Drive, westbound when it collided with a white Ford Falcon [...]

Queensland man rams a world of trouble at the US Embassy

By 11 July 2013

ACT Policing has arrested and charged a 30-year-old Queensland man in relation to a collision into the front gates at the US Embassy in Yarralumla yesterday (Wednesday, July 10).
About 5.55pm ACT Policing attended the location to find the car lodged in the gates of the embassy. The man was uninjured.
As a precaution the ACT Policing [...]

Monaro Highway Monster Mash

By 1 July 2013

ACT Policing’s Collision Investigation and Reconstruction Team are investigating a five vehicle collision this morning (Monday, July 1) on the Monaro Highway in Canberra’s south.
Around 7:15am a B-double semi-trailer collided with a car and another semi-trailer, between Johnson Drive and Old Cooma Highway. Two cars travelling in the opposite direction were side-swiped forcing them to [...]

Parkway smash

By 2 June 2013

ACT Policing’s Collision Investigation and Reconstruction Team are investigating a two vehicle collision last night (Saturday, June 1) in Canberra’s south.
Around 9:50pm two vehicles collided on the Tuggeranong Parkway, causing one vehicle to spin out of control and hit a tree.
An 18-year-old man was trapped in the car and ACT Fire & Rescue extracted the [...]

White Ford kicks things off on Marcus Clarke

By 25 April 2013

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a traffic incident that occurred yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, April 24) on Marcus Clarke Street in the city.
At around 4.15pm a white Ford Falcon Taxi sedan and blue Holden Commodore stopped at a red light at the intersection of Marcus Clarke Street and University Avenue.
As the lights turned green, a [...]

Do you want to see a drunk put his car into a servo at high speed? Of course you do

By 16 March 2013

During the week we were excited by the news of a drink driver putting his car into the Belconnen Coles Express petrol station.
Now ACT Policing have released the rather exciting video.
The staff waving their arms in the air around 0:28 is a particular highlight.

Fatals in Kambah and at the Cotter

By 16 March 2013

Police investigating fatal on Cotter Road
ACT Policing is investigating a single vehicle motor cycle collision that occurred this morning (Saturday March 16).
About 2.30 am police were notified of the collision where a man riding has lost control of the motorcycle approaching a bend.
A woman pillion has come off the motor cycle and collided with [...]

Balloon strikes Treasury!

By 14 March 2013

Peter has sent in these photos from a hot air balloon hitting the treasury building.
balloon hits treasury building gets torn and crashes to the ground took photos of it!
Enjoy the slideshow.

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Belconnen Way fatality

By 13 March 2013

An elderly man has died following a two vehicle collision in Bruce earlier this morning (Wednesday, March 13).
Around 10.10am a blue Toyota Corolla Seca was travelling eastbound on Belconnen Way when it collided with a green Mitsubishi Lancer.
The elderly woman who was driving the blue Toyota Corolla Seca was taken to The Canberra Hospital suffering [...]

Drunken Charnwood woman in afternoon collision

By 8 March 2013

A 49-year-old Charnwood woman was caught nearly six times over the legal limit by ACT Policing yesterday (Thursday, March 7).
Around 3:45pm, police were called to a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Kingsford Smith and Drake Brockman Drive, Higgins.
A green Toyota Camry entering a roundabout collided with a street sign pushing it over and into [...]

O’Connor woman on the wrong side of Yamba Drive

By 21 February 2013

ACT Policing is calling for witnesses to a single vehicle collision which occurred last night on Yamba Drive, Isaacs.
Around 1 am the driver of a dark green Ford Laser was travelling north along Yamba Drive near Isaacs. It appears the driver has entered the median strip and crossed onto the incorrect side of the road [...]

Monaro Highway collision

By 13 February 2013

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a collision in Hume which occurred on Saturday (February 9).
About 1.30pm a white Mitsubishi Triton utility towing a horse float was traveling south on the Monaro Highway, near Sheppard Street. Around this time the utility collided with the rear of a ‘Windscreens O’Brien’ Toyota HiAce van, causing it to [...]

Signs you might have had too much…

By 9 February 2013

ACT Policing will summons a 20-year-old Florey man on drink-driving charges after an incident this morning in which a vehicle collided with a retail premises in Belconnen.
Police were called to the Nettlefold St address around 7.30am today (Saturday, February 9) when it was reported that a white Toyota Camry had failed to negotiate a corner [...]

Barton highway not a good option

By 8 February 2013

Reports are coming in of a two car head on collision on the Barton Highway with significant delays around the NSW border.
Safe trips home everyone.

Van clocks recumbent cyclist on Anzac Parade

By 6 February 2013

ACT Policing’s Collision Investigation and Reconstruction Team are investigating a collision between a recumbent cyclist and a van earlier this morning (Wednesday, February 5).
Around 7.30am, the recumbent cyclist was struck by a van at the intersection of Anzac Parade and Blamey Crescent, Campbell.
The cyclist, a 47 year-old man from Pearce, was conveyed by ACT Ambulance [...]

Old man cleaned up on Kingsford Smith Drive

By 31 January 2013

ACT Policing’s Collision Investigation and Reconstruction Team is investigating a collision between an elderly pedestrian and motorcyclist which occurred yesterday (Wednesday, January 30) in Higgins.
Around 7.15pm, the 71-year-old Calwell man was crossing Kingsford Smith Drive, Higgins when he stepped from the centre median strip into oncoming traffic and was struck by a motorcycle.
The man was [...]

Charny man charged over Florey Ford massacre

By 17 January 2013

A 27-year-old Charnwood man has been charged with Negligent Driving Occasioning Grievous Bodily Harm following a collision that occurred in Florey last night (Wednesday, January 16).
Around 10.05pm, a silver Ford Fairlane collided with a silver Ford Falcon at the intersection of Southern Cross Drive and Kingsford Smith Drive.
A 22-year-old Charnwood woman who was a passenger [...]

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