Collision in Deakin

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About 6.45pm last night (7 September 2020), ACT Policing responded to a report of a low-speed, single-vehicle collision on Grose Street, Deakin. ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue personnel also attended the collision.

The driver, an 82-year-old man from Fisher, was unconscious. He was unable to be revived, and died at the scene.

Grose Street was closed for several hours while investigations were carried out.

ACT Policing’s Major Collision Team is investigating the circumstances of the incident, and a report will be prepared for the ACT Coroner.

The family has requested their privacy be respected at this time and no further details will be provided.

Anyone with information or dash-cam footage of the area from around the time of the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote reference 6625844. Information can be provided anonymously.

Media enquiries

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