A motorcyclist has been rushed to hospital in a critical condition following a collision with a car at Florey.
The ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue rushed to the scene of the accident this afternoon at the corner of Southern Cross Drive and Ratcliffe Crescent.
The woman in her forties sustained multiple injuries in the crash. Intensive care paramedics stablised her on scene before transporting her to The Canberra Hospital.
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A man in the car has also been taken to hospital in a stable condition with minor injuries.
[Text courtesy ESA, photo courtesy Andrew]
UPDATE: Now with police media release:
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a traffic incident that occurred this afternoon (Saturday, April 27) on Southern Cross Drive in Florey.
At around 4pm police received a call in regards to a collision between a motorcycle and a 4WD at the intersection of Southern Cross Drive and Ratcliffe Crescent.
The female rider of the motorcycle and the male driver of the vehicle were both taken to The Canberra Hospital. The female rider is in a critical condition.
ACT Policing’s Collision Investigation and Reconstruction Team are currently investigating the incident.
Any witnesses to the collision who have not yet spoken to police are urged to contact ACT Policing Operations on 131-444. Alternatively, they can call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the website act.crimestoppers.com.au