Pregnant woman critically injured in crash

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A 27-year-old Charnwood man has been charged with negligent driving after his car collided in an intersection, leaving his pregnant passenger in a critical condition. Police-car-0574-175x175

Around 10.05pm, the man’s silver Ford Fairlane collided with a silver Ford Falcon at the intersection of Southern Cross Drive and Kingsford Smith Drive.

Police say the man’s passenger, a 22-year-old pregnant woman from Charnwood, suffered serious injuries. The man was unharmed.

A 71-year-old male driver of the Ford Falcon received minor injuries from the collision.

ACT Policing’s Collision Investigation and Reconstruction Team are currently investigating the incident.

Any witnesses to the collision who have not yet spoken to police should contact ACT Policing Operations on 131-444. Alternatively, they can call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via www.act.crimestoppers.com.au.

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