Yesterday afternoon (08.04.2013) at around 2:30pm, I was t-boned driving home from work along Barry drive by what I now know was a stolen car on the intersection of Boldrewood street.
After pulling over to the median strip, assuming said car would also pull over, the driver swerved out and sped up along Barry drive [...]
A 26-year-old Gungahlin man has been arrested by police this afternoon for the hit-run in Evatt on Friday night (March 22).
Around 10 pm a 26-year-old man was dropped off by a taxi near the intersection of William Webb Drive and Callaghan Street.
After dropping off the man the taxi driver drove up William Webb Drive, performed [...]
Policing are looking for anyone with info about a hit and run incident that occurred in Evatt last night (22nd of March).
Around 10.00pm a 26-year-old man was dropped off by an unidentified taxi near the intersection of William Webb Drive and Callaghan Street.
After dropping off the man the taxi driver drove up William Webb [...]
A 35-year-old Harrison man is assisting police with enquires in relation to the hit-run collision which occurred in Braddon at the weekend.
Police were called to Henty Street, Braddon around 5.30am on Sunday morning after it was reported that a white traytop utility had struck two pedestrians walking on the roadway, and then had driven away.
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a hit-run incident in Braddon earlier this morning in which a pedestrian suffered serious injuries.
Police were called to the incident location in Henty St, Braddon around 5.30am after it was reported that a white traytop had struck two pedestrians walking on the roadway, and then driven away.
The pedestrians, both [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a traffic incident that occurred yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, 23 January) on Adelaide Avenue, near Hughes.
Around 5.20pm, A Canberra Cabs Ford station wagon was travelling south, being followed by a green Mitsubishi Triton utility.
The utility collided with the rear of the wagon, causing significant damage. The driver of the utility [...]
tcol1979 has posted this to YouTube with the following note:
Call Jim’s Mowing any time for a hit-n-run…
The driver of this Holden Commodore didn’t even stop after side-swiping the cyclist.
The cyclist was wearing high-visibility clothing compliant with both “AS/NZS 4602(1999) High Visibility Safety Garments” and “AS/NZS 1906.4(1997) High Visibility Materials for Safety Garments”
Extended footage is also [...]
ACT Policing is appealing for witnesses to a collision in Richardson early this morning, (Sunday, 8 April).
About 2 am a large white van or truck was seen driving away from a house on Chauncey Crescent, Richardson after it had reversed and crashed into the bedroom window.
The residence sustained structural damage to the front wall and [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a hit and run in Wanniassa this morning (Wednesday, March 7) where a cyclist was struck by a car.
About 7.45am a 65-year-old Wanniassa man was riding his bicycle through the Wheeler Crescent and Fincham Crescent roundabout, when he was struck by a vehicle travelling east through the roundabout.
The man [...]
Police and family are renewing their appeal to the public on the 25th anniversary of one of Canberra’s longest unsolved hit and run cases which resulted in the death of a 17-year-old boy.
About 1 am on Sunday March 1, 1987, Troy Forsyth was walking with three friends on Kent Street in Deakin after attending a [...]
A 25-year-old Wanniassa woman reported as being involved in a collision in Kambah early this morning (Friday, February 10) was later apprehended for drink-driving.
Around 1.00am police attended the corner of Sulwood Drive and Inkster Street in Kambah after the report of a single vehicle collision at that location. According to witnesses, the driver of the [...]
A 32-year-old Macgregor man has been caught more than four times over the limit at the weekend.
About 11.55 pm on Saturday January 21, police responded to a collision involving a car and a set of traffic lights at the intersection of Southern Cross and Kingsford Smith Drive in Scullin. The car fled the scene prior [...]
15 car drivers fail to stop and assist a cyclist hit by a car. If you know anything about this incident, please call Pedal Power on 6248 7995. They can provide you with the appropriate details for contributing your report of the incident to the police.
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a collision between a motorcycle and a car on Wednesday evening (August 24) on Canberra Avenue, Fyshwick.
About 5.30pm, the motorcyclist, a 43-year-old Flynn man, was travelling along Canberra Avenue (towards Kingston), near the Monaro Highway overpass, when a car changed into his lane and collided with him. The motorcyclist [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a collision on the northbound lanes of Tuggeranong Parkway, between Sulwood Drive and Hindmarsh Drive, earlier this morning (Monday, August 22).
The collision occurred about 10am when an unidentified driver slammed on the brakes of their car, causing the driver behind in a white Hyundai Getz to brake heavily, lose [...]
Calls from members of the public have assisted police in identifying a suspect to a hit and run on the Monaro Highway last week (Thursday, June 30) where a cyclist was struck by a car.
About 7.30pm a 58-year-old Jerrabomberra man was cycling home when he was struck by a vehicle travelling in the southbound lane [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a hit and run on the Monaro Highway last night (Thursday, 30 Jun) where a cyclist was struck by a car.
About 7.30pm a 58-year-old Jerrabomberra man was cycling home when he was struck by a vehicle travelling in the southbound lane of the Monaro Highway, approximately 500m north of [...]
A 47-year-old Fadden man is recovering in The Canberra Hospital after being hit by a car while riding his bicycle earlier this morning (Wednesday, June 8).
About 7.35am the man was cycling along Kings Avenue in Barton when a silver Mitsubishi Magna collided with him. The driver of the Magna fled the scene without stopping.
The cyclist [...]
Dear fellow Canberrans,
I need your help!!
I was involved in a minor hit and run in Canberra (Civic) on the early hours of Sunday 7th of November.
The lovely Cab driver not only pulled out and caused the accident but also fled the scene leaving me with the damage bill!
Unfortunately I didn’t get a rego plates or [...]
The ABC informs us that Sharon Mortlock has plead guilty to negligent driving causing death midway through her commital hearing:
Today her lawyer told the ACT Magistrates Court his client would be pleading guilty to negligent driving causing death.
He told the court that Mortlock admitted she was negligent when she drove down Carr Crescent in [...]
The ABC informs us that Sharon Mortlock has failed to front court today over the fatal Wanniassa hit and run of Luke Stefani from August for which she is facing charges.
It seems she had another pressing court date in Bega today.
So go the days of our lives.
The Canberra Times has an intriguing story on the fatal Wanniassa “hit and run” last week.
It seems Sharon Mortlock, 40, of Eden had been drinking with her boyfriend Luke Stafani, 40, in the Valley Tavern before the tragedy:
She made a number of calls around 3am to her father, police and an ambulance, following the accident, [...]
1. There was a fatal early morning hit and run today in Wanniassa.
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an alleged hit and run collision in Carr Crescent, Wanniassa early this morning (Friday, August 22).
About 3am, a man was found lying in the middle of the road, unconscious with serious head injuries. He was treated by [...]
From ABC news online – The boy convicted over the hit-and-run death of Canberra student Clea Rose has been granted bail to attend a youth rehabilitation centre in New South Wales.
The 17-year-old was the driver of the car that struck Ms Rose in Civic in 2005.
Justice Malcolm Gray will allow the boy to leave the [...]