March 29, 2024

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A grave incident unfolded near the Prime Minister’s Canberra residence, where a man was severely injured after being hit by a vehicle, sparking a police search for the rideshare driver believed to have vital details about the event.

Incident Overview
The man, whose identity remains undisclosed, was dropped off by a rideshare vehicle, a Toyota sedan, on Adelaide Ave in Deakin, close to The Lodge, around 4.14 am. Subsequently, at approximately 5.45 am, he was involved in a collision with another vehicle on the same street, leading to critical injuries.

Emergency Response and Hospitalization
Responders rushed to the scene to provide immediate assistance, and the injured man was quickly transported to a nearby hospital, where he is fighting for his life. The severity of his condition has mobilized a comprehensive response from local authorities.

Police Appeal for Information
ACT Police are keen to speak with the driver of the Toyota sedan rideshare vehicle, who is believed to possess critical information that could aid in unraveling the circumstances of the accident. The broader community is also encouraged to come forward with any relevant details or evidence.

Public Cooperation Requested
This incident has prompted a call for public vigilance and cooperation, with officials urging anyone with insights or footage that could assist in the investigation to contact the police promptly, underscoring the collective role in ensuring justice and support for the victim.

As the investigation progresses, the focus remains on gathering information to clarify the events leading to this tragic accident and on providing the necessary support to the injured man. The community is reminded of the critical importance of road safety and the impact of their contributions to such investigations.