3 April 2022

Motorists urged to avoid Erindale Drive after fatality

| Kim Treasure
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ACT Policing is urging motorists to stay clear after a fatality this morning. Photo: File.

Emergency services are urging Canberrans to avoid Erindale Drive if possible after a man died in a single car crash this morning (Sunday, 3 April 2022).

At about 6:45 am, police received reports a vehicle had travelled off the northbound lanes of Erindale Drive, through a guard rail into the embankment below.

Despite the efforts of onlookers, police officers, ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Ambulance Service Paramedics, the man was declared dead at the scene.

The northbound lanes of Erindale Drive have been closed from the Sullwood Drive intersection.

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Walking trails near the collision area have also been closed.

Canberrans are asked to avoid the surrounding area while the Major Collision Team conduct their investigation.

ACT Policing are not treating the death as suspicious and would like to remind Canberrans to remain vigilant and drive safely on our roads.

It is the fourth fatality on ACT roads this year.

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Anyone who witnessed the collision, or who has any information about the circumstances leading to the man’s death, is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website.

Please quote reference 7073292. Information can be provided anonymously.

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Finagen_Freeman3:01 pm 03 Apr 22

Thoughts to their family and friends.

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