An 18-year-old woman has been taken to hospital after coming off her scooter on a road in Canberra’s south.

Police say the single vehicle accident happened between Beasley and Dookie Street, after 4pm on Wednesday.

The woman was taken to Canberra Hospital with minor injuries by intensive care paramedics.

A southbound lane on Yamba Drive was blocked for short time.

The scene was cleared by 5pm.