13 April 2022

Police seeking witnesses to alleged hit and run on Gungahlin Drive

| Claire Fenwicke
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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and information regarding an alleged hit and run on Gungahlin Drive. Photo: File.

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a collision between a car and a cyclist last night (Tuesday 12 April) on Gungahlin Drive, where the driver allegedly failed to stop.

Officers received reports of a collision between a red Holden Barina and a cyclist in the bike lane of the northbound lanes of Gungahlin Drive, just past the Caswell Drive off-ramp.

Witnesses have told police the Barina driver was attempting to overtake other vehicles via the bike lane, and failed to stop to help following the collision.

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The cyclist was taken to Calvary Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Motorists who were on Gungahlin Drive, near the Caswell Drive off-ramp between 5:10 pm and 5:40 pm, who witnessed the event or have dashcam footage of the red Holden Barina are being urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, referencing 7081558.

ACT Policing is also urging the driver of the red Holden Barina to contact police as soon as possible.

Original Article published by Claire Fenwicke on Riotact.

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