ACT records 12th road fatality

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The ACT has recorded its 12th road fatality following a collision between a vehicle and electric scooter yesterday (Sunday, 25 September 2022). 

About 3.10pm, police and emergency services were called to the corner of Drakeford Drive and O’Halloran Circuit in Kambah. 

Evidence from the scene suggested a car and an electric scooter had collided. The rider of the scooter had been thrown a substantial distance across the intersection. The scooter rider was not wearing a helmet. 

Emergency services transported the 19-year-old female to The Canberra Hospital with serious head and leg injuries however she has since been pronounced deceased. 

ACT Policing’s Major Collision Team are conducting an investigation into the collision and a report will be prepared for the Coroner. 

ACT Policing wish to thank witnesses who assisted police and emergency services.  

Anyone else who witnessed the collision or captured dash-cam footage of the incident (who has not already spoken to police) is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. 

Quote reference number 7226217.    

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