Woman facing court for incident at Mt Ainslie lookout

An 18-year-old Calwell woman will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Monday, 22 November 2021) in relation to an incident at the Mt Ainslie lookout in June, which resulted in a 26-year-old man suffering critical injuries.

About 11.30pm on Thursday, 3 June 2021, police were called to the Mt Ainslie lookout, Campbell following reports a man had been hit by a car.

At the scene, police located a 26-year-old man with critical injuries laying on the road. The man was assessed by ACT Ambulance Service paramedics and was transported to the Canberra Hospital.

Several people assisted ACT Policing’s Major Collisions Team throughout the investigation, which lead to an 18-year-old Calwell woman being identified as the driver of the vehicle involved in the incident. 

The 18-year-old will appear in the ACT Magistrate’s Court today to face charges of negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm, and failing to give assistance after the collision.

Anyone that has further information about these incidents is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote reference 6815364. Information can be provided anonymously.


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