An elderly man has died following a two vehicle collision in Bruce earlier this morning (Wednesday, March 13).
Around 10.10am a blue Toyota Corolla Seca was travelling eastbound on Belconnen Way when it collided with a green Mitsubishi Lancer.
The elderly woman who was driving the blue Toyota Corolla Seca was taken to The Canberra Hospital suffering serious injuries, while the elderly man who was a passenger in the vehicle died.
ACT Police and Parademics officers performed CPR on the elderly man at the scene but he was unable to be revived.
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The driver of the green Mitsubishi Lancer involved in the collision suffered minor injuries and was taken to Calvary Hospital.
ACT Policing’s Collision, Investigation and Reconstruction Team are investigating the cause of the collision, and preparing a report for the ACT Coroner.
The man is the second person to die on an ACT road this year.
Anyone who witnessed or rendered assistance in the two vehicle collision in Bruce this morning, and can assist police with their investigation is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.
[Courtesy ACT Policing]