ACT Policing’s Collision, Investigation and Reconstruction Team are investigating a single vehicle collision in Melba this morning (Sunday, July 17), in which a 28-year-old man suffered serious injuries.
Around 5.05am, the man was driving a Holden Commodore station wagon southbound along Kingsford Smith Drive when he lost control a short distance past Baddeley Crescent.
Initial investigations indicate the vehicle mounted the left kerb and the driver’s door struck a power pole. The vehicle continued down an embankment before stopping on a pedestrian underpass 3.3 metres below the road service.
The 28-year-old male driver and two male passengers were taken to The Canberra Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained during the collision.
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Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or may be able to assist police with their investigation to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report via the Crime Stoppers website on www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.