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Seven people taken to hospital in three-car crash in Weston Creek

Seven people including a four-week-old baby have been taken to the Canberra Hospital following a three-car crash on Hindmarsh Drive at 3.30pm Wednesday.

Intensive care paramedics assessed eight people at the scene.

An 85-year-old man was treated for arm and chest injuries.

All other patients were treated for minor injuries, including three girls aged eight, 11 and 16 years and a 36-year-old woman.

The four-week-old baby had no obvious injuries.

Firefighters had to use rescue tools to pull one person out of a car. 


The wet weather collision happened on the Tuggeranong Parkway northbound ramp.

Roads were clear as of 5pm after two westbound lanes on Hindmarsh Drive were closed.

ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Ambulance Service attended the scene.

An ACT Police spokesman urged people to drive carefully to the conditions.