2 January 2023

Driver allegedly breaks curfew, has crash

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A man has been arrested in relation to driving offences after a crash in Canberra. Photo: File.

A 30-year-old man from Googong, NSW, who was subject to bail conditions which included an 8 pm curfew and prevented him from driving will face court today (2 January 2023) charged in relation to a crash in Garran.

About 1:45 am on Sunday, 1 January, police observed a white Honda Civic sedan parked near the Mawson shops.

Upon sighting police, it is alleged the man drove off at a speed estimated to be 120km/h in the 60km/h zone up Heard Street, and then onto Mawson Drive.

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Police did not engage in a pursuit of the vehicle however, a short time later, came across the same vehicle which had crashed into a guard rail while attempting to turn left from Yamba Drive onto Hindmarsh Drive.

The 30-year-old man was arrested at the scene, and will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning charged with reckless driving, negligent driving, driving while suspended, and breach of bail.

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See kids, don’t take drugs it makes you look stupid, we all have choices in life.

Guessing he’s back out on bail, again, already. Canberra really is the criminal Utopia.

May depend on whether the bail conditions were imposed by NSW.

Stupid is as stupid does. Happy New Year!!!!

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