Man dies after incident at Summernats car festival in Canberra

A MAN has died after suffering life-threatening injuries in an accident at the Summernats car festival in Canberra.

The 30-year-old man reportedly fell off the back of a ute at the festival behind held within Exhibition Park around 4pm on Thursday.

He was rushed to the Canberra Hospital where sadly he succumbed to his injuries and died on Friday afternoon.


The ACT Policing Collision Investigation and Reconstruction Team are examining the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Police are urging anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have footage or information that could assist police to contact ACT Policing on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.