ACT records second road fatality of the year after a motorcyclist dies at Belconnen

Michael Weaver 1 February 2021
Police car

A motorcyclist has died at Belconnen this evening. Photo: File.

A 47-year-old man has died following a single-vehicle accident in Hennessy St in Belconnen today (1 February).

At about 5:15 pm this afternoon, emergency services were called to a single-vehicle accident involving a motorbike.

Members of the public and ACT Ambulance Service paramedics assisted the man before he was transported to hospital.

He died a short time later.

The man’s death is the second road fatality in Canberra this year.

ACT Policing’s Major Collision Team is investigating the circumstances of the incident and a report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Anyone with dash-cam footage or information that could assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Information can be provided anonymously.

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