31 January 2013

Old man cleaned up on Kingsford Smith Drive

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ACT Policing’s Collision Investigation and Reconstruction Team is investigating a collision between an elderly pedestrian and motorcyclist which occurred yesterday (Wednesday, January 30) in Higgins.

Around 7.15pm, the 71-year-old Calwell man was crossing Kingsford Smith Drive, Higgins when he stepped from the centre median strip into oncoming traffic and was struck by a motorcycle.

The man was transported to The Canberra Hospital due to his injuries. The 26-year-old motorcycle rider from Flynn suffered minor injuries as a result of the collision.

Police would urge anyone who may have witnessed the collision to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via the website act.crimestoppers.com.au.

[Courtesy ACT Policing]

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Sideshowmatt12310:58 am 31 Jan 13

“Old man cleaned up” – classy.

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