Canberra driver charged with allegedly fleeing accident site and denied drug test after Kambah collision | Canberra Times

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A 20-year-old Kambah man who had been disqualified from driving and then allegedly tried to flee the scene of an incident has been charged after an accident with two cars on Sunday. ACT Policing said the accident happened in Kambah when the Toyota Corolla driver – who they said refused an alcohol or drug screening test – allegedly failed to give in. Police said they were called to the crash at the intersection of Boddington Crescent and Crozier Circuit around 5.40pm on Sunday. READ MORE: “Witnesses told that the driver of the Toyota Corolla allegedly failed to give in and collided with a Subaru Forrester,” said ACT police. “The driver of the Corolla then tried to leave the scene by trying to drive his damaged vehicle and then trying to run away. He was detained by witnesses until police arrived.” The driver of the Subaru Forrester demanded assistance from ACT Fire and Rescue to be pulled out of his vehicle with non-life-threatening injuries. “ACT Police said the driver had been disqualified from driving by the ACT Magistrates Court in December 2021. He was taken to the ACT Watch House where he was charged with driving disqualification, assault , assault on a frontline service provider, fails to stop / provide assistance after a collision, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol and two charges for refusing to undergo a screening test.He is scheduled to appear in ACT Magistrates Court on Monday Anyone who has been witness to the collision or its aftermath, who has not yet spoken to police, please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website and quote 7024809. Our journalists work hard to deliver local, up-to-date news to the local community. Here’s how you can continue to access our trusted content:


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