Police investigating fatal collision on Barton Highway

Nine people have died on ACT roads this year

ACT Policing is investigating a three-vehicle collision on the Barton Highway (Wednesday, 15 September 2021) in which a man has died.

The incident occurred about 11:20am when two cars and a truck collided and the truck has then rolled over. Medical assistance was provided by members of the public before emergency services arrived.

ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Ambulance Service attended but one of the drivers died at the scene. The other two drivers were transported to hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

ACT Policing's Major Collision Team is examining the circumstances surrounding the collision and a report will be prepared for the Coroner.          

This is the ninth fatality on ACT roads this year.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, or who has information about the collision, and who has not yet spoken with police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote reference 6904853. Information can be provided anonymously.


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Police Media — (02) 5126 9070, act-police-media@afp.gov.au

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