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Baby boy delivered at Kambah home by ACT Ambulance Service

The ACT Ambulance Service has today been called to a home in Kambah to assist in delivering a baby boy.

At 11.23am an Emergency Triple Zero (000) call was made by a grandmother.

ACT Ambulance Service Call Takers provided pre-arrival advice whilst intensive care paramedics were dispatched.

On arrival, the birth was imminent and paramedics assisted immediately in the delivery at home.

There were no complications in the delivery of the baby boy.

Mother and baby boy are both well and were taken to the Canberra Hospital.

Five patients injured in head on collision in Canberras south

Five patients aged from three to 74 have been injured this afternoon in a head on collision in Canberra’s south.

The ACT Ambulance Service responded with two ambulances to the Monaro Highway about one kilometre south of Royalla. They were also backed up with one ambulance from the NSW Ambulance Service.

Intensive care paramedics arrived on scene to find a three year old with neck pain, a 17 year old boy with back pain, a 32 year old woman with chest and seat belt injuries, a 58 year old woman with seatbelt injuries and a 74 year old man with chest injuries.

All were transported to the Canberra Hospital in stable conditions.

30 calls for help due to wet weather

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has received a total of 30 calls for help as a result of the wet weather in past few hours.

Most jobs attended by ACTSES volunteer crews and ACT Fire & Rescue have been for minor damage.

Crews are currently on scene at Tuggeranong Hyperdome where there has been some flooding on the ground floor.

People needing emergency storm and flood help can call the ACTSES on 132 500.

Update on single vehicle accident at Narrabundah

ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics have treated the sole occupant of the vehicle, a female aged in her 20’s, for chest and pelvic injuries and have transported her to The Canberra Hospital in a stable condition.

Single vehicle accident at Narrabundah

ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Ambulance Service on scene at a single vehicle accident on Matina Street, near Bungonia Street, Narrabundah.

ACT Fire & Rescue using hydraulic rescue tools to release a female patient from the vehicle.

Update to follow.