Tag Archives: collision

Fatal collision on Kings Hwy at Kowen

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The Kings Highway has claimed another life this morning, after two cars collided in Kowen leaving one person dead and another injured.
One person died at the scene and ACT Ambulance Service staff treated another for injuries before transferring the individual to hospital.
ACT Policing is investigating the fatal collision, having been called to scene just outside [...]

Woman stable after Chisholm smash

Chisholm accident site

A woman has been freed from wreckage after a two-vehicle accident in Chisholm this morning and will be taken to The Canberra Hospital in a stable condition.
The ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue were alerted to the accident involving a car and a truck on the corner of Benham and Halley Streets at [...]

Four-car crash near Hindmarsh/Monaro intersection, second collision on Monaro

Car accident

ACT Fire & Rescue attended the scene of a four-car crash in Narrabundah during peak hour this morning.
Crews were alerted to the incident on Hindmarsh Drive near the Monaro Highway on ramp just after 8:55am.
Only minor damage was reported with no injuries needing to be assessed.
Shortly after the earlier accident scene was cleared, RiotACT [...]

Five cars in collision at Harrison

Accident site

ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue have attended a five car collision in Harrison.
Crews were called to the corner of Horse Park Drive and Mapleton Avenue just after 3:57pm.
Four people were assessed on scene by intensive care paramedics and one male aged in his 30s was transported to hospital in a stable condition [...]

Man stable in hospital after Braddon crash

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ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue have responded to an crash involving a car and motorcycle in Braddon.
Crews were alerted to the incident on the corner of Northbourne Avenue and Girrahween Street just after 9:48am.
A man in his 20s was assessed by intensive care paramedics at the scene and transferred to The [...]

Road toll rises to 13 as woman passenger, 82, dies in hospital after Farrer crash

By 22 December 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE
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An 82-year-old Farrer woman has died at The Canberra Hospital today after being seriously injured in last Thursday’s fatal collision on Yamba Drive, Farrer.
The woman was the passenger of the vehicle driven by the 84-year-old man who died at the scene.
Her death takes the 2015 ACT road toll to 13.
ACT Policing is investigating after initially [...]

Two ACT women die in head-on collision near Bendigo

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Two ACT women died in a head-on collision near Bendigo yesterday afternoon.
Victorian Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the double fatality in Avonmore, and said yesterday that it appeared two cars, travelling in opposite directions, collided on the Midland Highway about 150m north of Lanmore Road about 1.15pm after one vehicle veered onto the wrong [...]

Woman critical after Gundagai collision, police establish crime scene

By 15 November 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE
Gundagai accident

NSW Police spent several hours this afternoon investigating a collision between two cars on the Hume Highway near Gundagai that left a man and a woman seriously injured and another woman in a critical condition.
Officers from Cootamundra Local Area Command established a crime scene at the site of the collision and investigations are continuing.
Emergency services [...]

Two die in Berridale smash

By 19 October 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE
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Two people have died in a collision between a 4WD and a semi-trailer at Berridale near Jindabyne.
The accident happened before 9am this morning but NSW police have urged motorists to avoid the area throughout the day.
The driver and a passenger in the 4WD died at the scene. The driver of the semi-trailer was airlifted to [...]

Did you see a collision in Belconnen last week?

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a collision that occurred at the intersection of Eastern Valley way and Cameron Avenue, Belconnen last Thursday afternoon (28 May).
About 12.46pm police attended the scene after reports of a collision between a silver Ford Futura and a Silver Toyota Aurion.
Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or were in [...]

Serious collision at Dickson over weekend

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ACT Policing attended a serious collision between a pedestrian and a car at the intersection of Northbourne Avenue and Antill Street in Dickson on Saturday night (25 April).
About 10.50pm a car turned right from Mouat Street Lynham, then proceeded southbound along Northbourne Avenue when a pedestrian ran out on to the road from Antill Street.
The pedestrian [...]

Witnesses sought to collision in Kambah

By 24 November 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a collision which occurred in Kambah on Saturday (22 November) involving a motorcycle and bicycle.
About 8:30pm a cyclist was riding in a northerly direction on the bike path located behind the sports centre on Jenke Circuit, Kambah when he collided head on with a motorcycle travelling south on the [...]

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


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


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 FEATURED ARTICLE

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


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 [...]

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