Woman injured at Downer

A woman has sustained possible head and spinal injuries in a single vehicle accident tonight at Downer.

The ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue responded to the crash near the intersection of the Barton Highway and Northbourne Avenue just before 7 o’clock.

Crews arrived to find the 39 year old woman trapped in the wreckage. Firefighters used the jaws of life to free her.

Intensive care paramedics stabilised her at the scene and are now transporting her to the Canberra Hospital in a stable condition.

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