ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a collision in Mawson yesterday afternoon (Thursday, February 23).
About 12.10pm a 76-year-old man was driving his silver Holden Barina along Heard Street in Mawson. As he turned into the car park at the Mawson Shopping Centre, the Holden Barina mounted the gutter and collided with a parked Toyota utility.
Due to the low speed the vehicle was travelling at there was minimal damage caused to either vehicle.
ACT Ambulance Service attended the scene and found the 76-year-old man in an agitated state however he did not appear to have suffered any injuries. Due to his existing medical conditions he was taken to The Canberra Hospital.
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While at hospital the man’s condition deteriorated and he died later that afternoon.
Police will wait until after an autopsy is carried out on Sunday before determining whether this collision will be recorded as a fatality.
Anyone who witnessed the collision is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.