11 November 2022

UPDATED: Man taken to hospital following serious crash on Tarago Road near Bungendore

| Claire Fenwicke
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It’s expected Tarago Rd will be closed for several hours following a crash north of Bungendore. Photo: ACT ESA.

UPDATE 10:15 am – It’s been confirmed a man has been taken to Canberra Hospital in a serious but stable condition following a crash on Tarago Road.

Emergency services responded to reports of a single-vehicle crash along the road at Lake George at about 4 am.

The male passenger was taken to Canberra Hospital for treatment of his injuries, while the male driver was taken to Queanbeyan Hospital for mandatory testing.

Police said he’s assisting them with their inquiries.

Officers from Monaro Police District have set up a crime scene, which is being examined by officers from the Crash Investigation Unit.

Traffic diversions are in place and motorists are urged to avoid the area.

Anyone with information, or any available dashcam/mobile phone footage, has been urged to contact Queanbeyan Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

9 am – It’s expected Tarago Road north of Bungendore will be closed for several hours following a crash earlier this morning (11 November).

Information is limited due to poor radio coverage in the area, but Monaro Police on Facebook described the incident near Lake George as a “serious motor vehicle collision”.

“Tarago Road is closed in both directions. The closure will be in place for several hours,” a statement posted at 5:50 am said.

Crews from Bungendore RFS are also on scene, and confirmed the road was expected to be closed for the “foreseeable future”.

“Southbound traffic should use the Goulburn Road through to the Kings Highway,” it advised.

More to come.

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