Police car involved in collision

ACT Policing is investigating a collision in which two vehicles, including a police car, were damaged.

About 11.40am today (Saturday, 8 March), a police patrol car was responding to an emergency situation with its warning lights and sirens activated when it was involved in a collision with a blue Volkswagen at the intersection of Alinga Street and Northbourne Avenue.

The police officer was conveyed to hospital with minor injuries for observations; and the driver of the Volkswagen, a 19-year-old male, was conveyed to hospital for assessment. He was released a short time after.

No other persons were injured in the collision.

ACT Policing Collision Investigation and Reconstruction Team (CIRT) attended the scene and is investigating the incident.

Any witnesses to the collision who have not yet spoken to police are urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via the website at www.act.crimestoppers.com.au