Death of pedestrian brings ACT fatalities to six

Kim Treasure 25 June 2021 1

Six people have now died on ACT roads this year. Photo: File.

A pedestrian hit by a vehicle while crossing a road in Lyneham last week has died in hospital, becoming the sixth fatality on ACT roads this year.

At about 5:30 pm on 18 June 2021, ACT Policing received reports that a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle on a pedestrian crossing near the intersection of Brigalow and Hall Streets.

An 84-year-old man sustained serious injuries as a result of the accident and was taken to hospital by ACT Ambulance Service paramedics for emergency treatment.

The man succumbed to his injuries yesterday (24 June).

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Following an investigation by ACT Road Policing’s Major Collision Investigation Team, police expect to charge the 61-year-old female driver via summons with negligent driving causing death.


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One Response to Death of pedestrian brings ACT fatalities to six
Shay Daisy Shay Daisy 1:57 pm 25 Jun 21

So sad. Please everyone be careful out there. Be patient, observant and kind so we can all be safe.

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