A 19-YEAR-OLD lady has died after colliding with a automotive whereas driving an e-scooter with no helmet in Kambah yesterday afternoon (September 25).

The crash occurred at about 3.10pm on the intersection close to Drakeford Drive and O’Halloran Circuit.

ACT Policing stated the rider of the scooter had been thrown a considerable distance throughout the intersection. She was not carrying a helmet.

Emergency providers transported the girl to Canberra Hospital with critical head and leg accidents the place she was later pronounced deceased.

It’s the twelfth street fatality within the ACT this 12 months and the primary e-scooter associated dying within the ACT.

It’s understood the e-scooter concerned was not one from the public-hire operators in Canberra.

Police are conducting an investigation into the collision and a report shall be ready for the coroner.

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Ian Meikle, editor