Fatal Car Accident Canberra Today – The driver of a ute was killed early on Saturday morning (15 April) after their vehicle was involved in a collision with another vehicle on the Federal Highway. After receiving information that a semi-trailer and a ute had been involved in a collision at approximately one in the morning, emergency services were dispatched to the highway near Sutton, which is located just north-east of Canberra, according to a spokeswoman for the NSW Police.
When the ambulance crew came, they discovered that the male driver of the ute had passed away. According to the spokesperson for the police department, he has not yet been formally identified. The semi-trailer driver, who was 53 years old, was not hurt in the accident but was sent to the hospital for testing as required by law. There was no one else there in any of the vehicles.
The police have created a crime scene, which will be investigated by specialized personnel, and a report will be compiled for the medical examiner. According to Live Traffic NSW, the highway was closed during the day in a direction that traveled northbound, and drivers were urged to steer clear of the area and use an alternate route. In order to get drivers back onto the Federal Highway
The detour took them along McKeahnie Lane, then onto the Federal Highway Service Road, and finally onto Sutton Road. The horrific vehicle accident that occurred on the Barton Highway a little over a week ago, in which four individuals lost their lives, was followed by this tragic collision. The following day, on Easter Saturday, there was a collision involving two cars that occurred on Gungahlin Drive in the ACT. Three persons were injured and brought to the hospital.