Motorbike rider dies following collision with truck in Holt, Canberra

Molly Magennis
7NEWS
A person has died following a collision between a motorbike and a truck in Canberra.
A person has died following a collision between a motorbike and a truck in Canberra. Credit: AAP

A motorcycle rider has died following a collision with a truck in Canberra.

The two vehicles were travelling in opposite directions on Southern Cross Dr, Holt and were approaching the Beaurepaire Cres intersection when they collided just before 5.10pm on Tuesday.

The motorbike rider was treated by at the scene before they were taken to hospital in a critical condition.

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They died soon after.

The driver of the truck is assisting police with their inquiries into the crash.

“ACT Policing’s Major Collision Team is investigating the circumstances of the incident,” police said.

Six people have died on ACT roads in 2024.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or has any dashcam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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