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Police Wrap – 22 August

By johnboy - 22 August 2008 13

1. There was a fatal early morning hit and run today in Wanniassa.

    ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an alleged hit and run collision in Carr Crescent, Wanniassa early this morning (Friday, August 22).

    About 3am, a man was found lying in the middle of the road, unconscious with serious head injuries. He was treated by ACT Ambulance officers but was pronounced deceased at the scene.

    Police believe that the vehicle involved may have been a white Mitsubishi Lancer sedan.

UPDATED: The ABC reports that a 40 year old Queanbeyan woman has been arrested and proceedings are underway to extradite her to the ACT.

If you can help police you’re urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online to www.act.crimestoppers.com.au.

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13 Responses to
Police Wrap – 22 August
Granny 3:56 pm 26 Aug 08

Conclusions are like that though, they just kind of sit there and holler, “Jump! Jump!”

Spideydog 3:32 pm 26 Aug 08

vg said :

“You have no idea what happened apart from what has been reported in the media”

Are you sure?

Hmm, how to answer this one. Yes you are right, No, I’m not sure….However,

Unless you were involved in the incident, attended the incident, or are the investigating officer/s, one’s knowledge of it, will be limited and possibly clouded by opinion. My point was and still is, to not jump to conclusions until the full details come out (I am not defending the actions of ANYONE)

vg 12:46 pm 24 Aug 08

“You have no idea what happened apart from what has been reported in the media”

Are you sure?

nyssa76 12:03 pm 24 Aug 08

Felix, the victim’s name was in yesterday’s CT (page 2).

Felix the Cat 6:51 pm 23 Aug 08

Managed to get in contact with my mate, he lives only a few houses away. Says he didn’t hear or see anything unusual but he adds that domestics, loud music and cars roaring up and down the street/burnouts are “normal” for the area.

fhakk 10:02 pm 22 Aug 08

Mate of mine lives down the road. Says it was a lovers tiff or something.

Doesn’t sound good.

Felix the Cat 9:48 pm 22 Aug 08

nyssa76 said :

I personally know his family and my heart goes out to them.

I have a friend that lives in that street, I hope it wasn’t him that was hit and killed. Was the victim a resident can you tell me?

Spideydog 8:01 pm 22 Aug 08

Wake up special G….That is not what I was saying at all. Read carefully what you are commenting about before blasting from the hip.

There is no excuse for “hit and run”. Simple.

I was simply saying that we should see more details before making ill informed judgements. You have no idea what happened apart from what has been reported in the media and I am sure all will be revealed in the future.

Special G 7:52 pm 22 Aug 08

Get on your bike Spideydog. Anyone who hits a person and then leaves them lying on the road to die gets everything they deserve. Too bad it’s the ACT Courts and her excuse will probably be “I thought it was a Kangaroo” which will get her off.

If you hit a person/animal the least you should do is stop and render assistance – be that contacting Wildlife control to come and shoot the poor roo.

Spideydog 6:52 pm 22 Aug 08

I can only say, don’t jump to conclusions….wait for the full details of the incident to be revealled before judging.

Sympathies to family and friends concerned.

Timberwolf65 5:32 pm 22 Aug 08

I also know this family and it is tragic, I cannot believe this has happened.
You have to really live and enjoy life because you never know the minute, I just hope he wasn’t lying there for to long in pain before he was found.

R.I.P L

Granny 5:10 pm 22 Aug 08

That just makes my blood boil!

Poor thing.

How long was he lying there before somebody found him? For his sake I can only hope that he died instantly and did not linger and suffer.

nyssa76 4:39 pm 22 Aug 08

I personally know his family and my heart goes out to them.

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