Police seeking witnesses to traffic incidents on Monday involving a white van

Witnesses sought

About 1pm on Monday, 12 February 2018, a late model, white van was observed driving erratically through the northern suburbs of Canberra.

Soon after, the van drove through the City bus interchange narrowly missing pedestrians and then onto London Circuit, nearly causing a collision with two vehicles, before turning right onto Northbourne Avenue.

The white van then proceeded north on Northbourne Avenue, narrowly missing pedestrians on the corner of Alinga Street, before turning towards Bruce where the driver was apprehended by Police.

The man was arrested and charged with multiple driving offences and after appearing in court on Tuesday (13 February 2018) was remanded in custody.

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to or dash cam footage from any of these incidents. In particular, ACT Policing wishes to speak with:

  • Pedestrians crossing the road within the City bus interchange as the van drove through.
  • The driver or passenger/s of a red SUV, a silver SUV and silver sedan on London Circuit.
  • Pedestrians that were on the Alinga Street pedestrian crossing as the white van drove through.

If anyone has any information or dash-cam footage relating to these incidents, they are urged to contact Police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website.

Please quote reference 6233176. Information can be provided anonymously.

Media enquiries

Police Media — (02) 6264 9460, act-police-media@afp.gov.au