1 March 2021

UPDATED: Motorcyclist dies at scene of Monaro Highway accident

| Michael Weaver
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Monaro Highway fatality

The scene of the accident involving a truck, a ute and a motorcyclist on the Monaro Highway. Photo: Monaro Police District.

UPDATED 3:50 pm, 1 March: A motorcyclist has died at the scene of a collision with a truck and a utility on the Monaro Highway north of Michelago this morning.The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash which was attended by firefighters from ACT Fire and Rescue and paramedics from NSW Ambulance.

The driver of the truck has been taken to hospital for mandatory testing, while the male driver of a blue utility driver sustained minor injuries.

The crash occurred before 8:30 am on a section of the highway near Kelly Road, north of Michelago.

The highway is closed in both directions and motorists should avoid the area. It is expected the highway will remain closed for some time as police officers investigate the cause of the collision.

Heavy vehicles are being held on-site, while a diversion is in place for light vehicles are using Kelly Road in both directions under stop/slow conditions.

Monaro Highway accident location

The Monaro Highway is closed in both directions following a collision involving multiple vehicles. Photo: Live Traffic NSW

Original Article published by Michael Weaver on The RiotACT.

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