28 October 2021

UPDATED: Police seek witnesses after car hits child and leaves the scene

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Police are seeking dash-cam footage of two accidents this week. Photo: File.

UPDATED: The blue Ford Falcon utility involved in the Macgregor incident has been located and impounded today (Thursday 28 October).

Police are still seeking information about the driver of the utility as well as information about a white Honda Civic involved in the Glenloch Interchange incident on Tuesday.

11 am: ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage after two serious traffic incidents this week, one involving a child.

The first incident occurred on Monday (25 October) at about 7:30 pm when a car collided with a 10-year-old child riding a bicycle on Macfarland Burnett Avenue in Macgregor.

The child suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

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A blue 2001 Ford Falcon utility left the scene before police arrived. Witnesses indicated the vehicle had a large dent in the bonnet and a cracked front spoiler.

The second incident occurred at about 5:30 pm on Tuesday (26 October) when a three-car collision occurred in the southbound lanes of the Tuggeranong Parkway at the Glenloch Interchange.

A pedestrian involved in the collision suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries. A white Honda Civic was involved in the crash, and police would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the Honda Civic prior to the collision.

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Anyone with information that can assist police in relation to these two incidents is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Quote 6943066 (Macgregor collision) or 6943928 (Parkway collision).

Information can be provided anonymously.

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