ACT Policing’s Collision Investigation and Reconstruction Team are investigating a two vehicle collision last night (Saturday, June 1) in Canberra’s south.
Around 9:50pm two vehicles collided on the Tuggeranong Parkway, causing one vehicle to spin out of control and hit a tree.
An 18-year-old man was trapped in the car and ACT Fire & Rescue extracted the teenager.
The man was transported to The Canberra Hospital with life threatening injuries.
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A female passenger in the same vehicle was transported to hospital for precautionary measures.
The driver and passenger in the second vehicle did not suffer any injuries.
Superintendent Kylie Flower of Traffic Operations said that drivers need to be cautious on the roads given the weather conditions.
“The inclement weather offers a timely reminder to Canberra drivers to slow down, turn their lights on and always drive to the conditions; this includes taking the initiative to pull over, when safe to do so, if conditions become too dangerous” Superintendent Flower said.