Barton taxi smash

johnboy 28 July 2013 11

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 sedan also travelling westbound.

The impact caused the driver of the taxi to lose control of the vehicle before it veered across a centre median island and struck a street light pole.

A 24-year-old female passenger has been taken to The Canberra Hospital where she remains in a critical condition.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision and who has not yet spoken with police, is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

[Courtesy ACT Policing]


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bundah bundah 9:21 am 29 Jul 13

Mr Evil said :

bundah said :

Pork Hunt said :

bundah said :

Part of the Barton/Campbell border is at the Morshead/Russell Drives roundabout and the Boathouse as well as the Hospice on Menindee Dr is in Barton..

Source?

Ha don’t you start porker or i’ll get CGN onto ya..

I sense a disturbance in the source.

Ha may the source be with you..

Mr Evil Mr Evil 8:11 am 29 Jul 13

bundah said :

Pork Hunt said :

bundah said :

Part of the Barton/Campbell border is at the Morshead/Russell Drives roundabout and the Boathouse as well as the Hospice on Menindee Dr is in Barton..

Source?

Ha don’t you start porker or i’ll get CGN onto ya..

I sense a disturbance in the source.

Pork Hunt Pork Hunt 10:36 pm 28 Jul 13

bundah said :

Pork Hunt said :

bundah said :

Part of the Barton/Campbell border is at the Morshead/Russell Drives roundabout and the Boathouse as well as the Hospice on Menindee Dr is in Barton..

Source?

Ha don’t you start porker or i’ll get CGN onto ya..

Spoil sport…

bundah bundah 10:14 pm 28 Jul 13

Pork Hunt said :

bundah said :

Part of the Barton/Campbell border is at the Morshead/Russell Drives roundabout and the Boathouse as well as the Hospice on Menindee Dr is in Barton..

Source?

Ha don’t you start porker or i’ll get CGN onto ya..

Pork Hunt Pork Hunt 10:00 pm 28 Jul 13

bundah said :

Part of the Barton/Campbell border is at the Morshead/Russell Drives roundabout and the Boathouse as well as the Hospice on Menindee Dr is in Barton..

Source?

Devil_n_Disquiz Devil_n_Disquiz 10:00 pm 28 Jul 13

bundah said :

Part of the Barton/Campbell border is at the Morshead/Russell Drives roundabout and the Boathouse as well as the Hospice on Menindee Dr is in Barton..

I concur.

And scuttlebutt is suggesting the silver hiace was a Queanbeyan taxi.

bundah bundah 9:54 pm 28 Jul 13

Part of the Barton/Campbell border is at the Morshead/Russell Drives roundabout and the Boathouse as well as the Hospice on Menindee Dr is in Barton..

Pork Hunt Pork Hunt 6:56 pm 28 Jul 13

I’ll also stand corrected but that intersection is not in Barton, it’s Campbell…

screaming banshee screaming banshee 6:48 pm 28 Jul 13

On what map is that Barton.

Kim F Kim F 6:39 pm 28 Jul 13

Doesn’t sound like Barton either!

Devil_n_Disquiz Devil_n_Disquiz 3:36 pm 28 Jul 13

“…silver Toyota Hiace taxi…”

I’ll stand corrected but I am fairly certain there aren’t any. Silver Toyota Tarago or Silver VW Transporter would be correct. The only Toyota Hiaces in the fleet are white.

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