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Hindmarsh Drive closed to Queanbeyan

By Sammy - 6 February 2007 49

As of 3:45pm this afternoon Hindmarsh Drive is closed to Queanbeyan. Police are directing traffic to Queanbeyan via the Monaro Highway to Jerrabomberra.

Anyone know the reason for the road closure?

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49 Responses to
Hindmarsh Drive closed to Queanbeyan
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Samuel Gordon-Stewar 5:04 pm
06 Feb 07
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Late teen P Plater hit a tree and was taken to hospital in a critical condition. Police estimate he was travelling in excess of 140km/h. Accident happened just after 2pm, the road will probably be closed right through peak hour.

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Sammy 5:08 pm
06 Feb 07
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Yay. Monaro Highway will be (extra) chaos.

3
kimba 5:23 pm
06 Feb 07
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Hindmarsh Drive doesn’t go to Queanbeyan?

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Anomoly 5:27 pm
06 Feb 07
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It does if you live in Jerra

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Samuel Gordon-Stewar 5:27 pm
06 Feb 07
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It’s Canberra Avenue that was closed, just after the Hindmarsh intersection. Apparently it is open again now, but there are still longer than usual delays in and around the area.

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Anomoly 5:28 pm
06 Feb 07
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Actually no it doesn’t, my mistake

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Sammy 5:51 pm
06 Feb 07
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Yeah, sorry, Canberra Avenue is the road that was closed, at it’s intersection with Hindmarsh Drive.

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TAD 7:37 pm
06 Feb 07
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Welcome back SGS

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el 10:29 pm
06 Feb 07
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Any news on whether the kid’s gonna be OK?

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Nik_the_Pig 10:51 pm
06 Feb 07
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Sorry, when you’re driving at 140+ it ain’t an accident, its an inevitability

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Hasdrubahl 7:23 am
07 Feb 07
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Only if you take your hands off the wheel to light a cigarette/text your mate/pick your nose.

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Sammy 7:33 am
07 Feb 07
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Looking at the footage on the ABC News, it looked like he crossed the median strip, across 3 lanes of traffic going the other way, up an embankment and into a tree.

There were thick skid marks the whole way, so he must have been travelling at a *very* quick pace.

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Thumper 7:49 am
07 Feb 07
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P plater, 140 clicks…

That’s close to 90 mph folks, sounds faster in mph, doesn’t it.

I’m with NTP on this one…

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terubo 8:24 am
07 Feb 07
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If you need two hands to pick your nose, Hasdrubahl, you probably need medical attention…

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West_Kambah_4eva 8:28 am
07 Feb 07
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The car crash is a cover story, it was actually a UFO crash.

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