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Hume Hwy chaos after serious crash near Goulburn

Snowy Hydro SouthCare helicopter

All southbound lanes on the Hume Highway are closed near Goulburn this afternoon while police investigate a serious crash in which four occupants of a Toyota Land Cruiser were injured when their vehicle rolled after hitting a guardrail.
A woman has been airlifted to The Canberra Hospital in a serious condition, while a six-week-old baby boy [...]

Man stable in hospital after Braddon crash

Accident site

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 [...]

GoTech STi crashing on Mineshaft for the Rally of Canberra


This in from Luke:
Caught this footage of the GoTech STi crashing out on the infamous Mineshaft stage of the Rally of Canberra on Saturday morning.

Parking Milko style


Damien has sent in a parking example worthy of its own post:
Putting the Tavern in Taverner…
If you’re going to try and get sideways on every corner when it rains then you should master the art of counter-steering first.
Corner of Drakeford and Taverner, Wanniassa.
Got an image of Canberra you want to share with [...]

Bad parking rises to lofty new heights

By 10 December 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

Mick has sent in this early Christmas present:
Not sure where this was taken, it was forwarded to me by a friend.
Anyone know where it was?
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Speedway smash

By 4 November 2012

A teenage girl has been injured today in a motorsport accident at Majura.
The ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue were called to the Majura Speedway on Pialligo Avenue at 11:16am.
The arrived to find a 16 year old girl trapped in the wreckage of a racing car. Firefighters had to cut a protective cage [...]

Car v. Bus at the Mall

By 5 October 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

Caitlin has sent in these pictures with this explanation:
So here are the pictures I took of the aftermath. It happened at the top of the hill where the Cohen street extension comes past the Westfield Bus Station.
It’s a horrible intersection, and while cars are meant to give way to any buses coming or going, [...]

Police Wrap – 21 November 2010

By 21 November 2010

1. Rescue!
ACT Policing’s Rural Patrol has successfully found a 41-year-old man who went missing around 5.50pm yesterday (November 21) in the area of Murray’s Corner Paddy’s River Road.
The man had been riding trail bikes on fire tracks in the area with a friend when he injured his leg. His 25-year-old friend went to get a [...]

Phillip Edwin Bailey still trying his luck

By 11 June 2010

Credit must go to the Canberra Times’ Jenna Hand for a truly entertaining court report.
Cook’s Phillip Bailey was trying to get off the Tuggeranong Parkway on 8 April when, possibly because he was carrying a blood alcohol level of .341, he missed the Lady Denman Drive turnoff:
According to a police statement of facts, the 33-year-old [...]

Another accident…………….

By 19 April 2010

[ED - Crimestoppers' report is now available.]
Yet again there has been another serious accident at the intersection of Florey Drive and Southern cross Drive.
Between this intersection and the next one up (Starke Street) over the last 15 years I have lost count of how many accidents I have seen there.
Enough is enough, when are these [...]

Fatal crash in Brindabella Road on Good Friday

By 3 April 2010

My son and I were out driving this afternoon and, at about 3:15 pm, came across a police road block in Brindabella Road, about halfway between Cotter Road and Uriarra Road. The police officer said that there had been a fatality, and that the road would be closed for about two more hours.
I have no [...]

Friday night parking gets tight at Belconnen Mall

By 3 October 2008

It must be hard to get a park for Friday night shopping at Belconnen Mall these days…

BTW- this is the second time I have seen a car parked on this railing – probably a good thing its there, otherwise the driver might have stopped in the bus lane a few meters below.

Man dies in Hughes crash

By 30 June 2008

The Canberra Times is reporting that a man has died in a car accident in Canberra overnight. ACT police said the accident involved one car and occurred about 3.30am on Yarra Glen road in the inner-southern suburb of Hughes.
The car left the road and collided with a tree on the median strip
[Ed. Time to panic [...]

Restrict young drivers

By 14 June 2008

In another tragic incident another young person has been killed on Canberra roads.
For the hard nuts out there put your wit into neutral and consider if it was your friend or a relative before you start typing. In my opinion learner and p-platers should be restricted the same way motorbike riders are. From [...]

ACT pilot dies in warbird accident

By 2 June 2008

The canberra Times is reporting that local businessman Graeme Camage was killed instantly when the plane he was flying crashed at Moruya on the state’s South Coast on Saturday afternoon. He was flying a Nanchang CJ-6, a Chinese-built single-engined plane used by the People’s Liberation Army Air Force to train its pilots since 1960.
Mr Camage [...]

Discover the plusses of Busses (ie they come off better than a building)

By 23 May 2008

As reported in the local media yesterday, here are a few photos of the bus that crashed into the front of Kippax shopping centre yesterday afternoon.

What’s happening on Florey Drive?

By 10 April 2008

When I drove past tonight at about 5.30pm there were police everywhere and a large section of the road was detoured.  When I drove back around 7 or so, they were all still there.  No ambos that I could see.
 Was it a crash?
[Ed - According to our readers and this likely related SMH story a [...]

Bizarre Ainslie shops crash

By 3 April 2008

I just saw this crash at Ainslie shops. Someone has managed to reverse their car into the beer garden out the front of Edgars. The angle of the car is pretty impressive. Fire brigade arrived and ambulance was on it’s way. I think someone had been knocked off their feet.

Does anyone know what happened? or [...]

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