Police warn motorists: 'Careful with wet roads and May Races traffic'

Two people were taken to hospital with minor injuries after an elderly driver slammed into stationary traffic backed up from the Moore Street roundabout at 9am.

Two people were taken to hospital with minor injuries after an elderly driver slammed into stationary traffic backed up from the Moore Street roundabout at 9am.

POLICE have warned drivers to take care with wet roads and extra traffic from the races after a three car collision on Banyan Street on Tuesday morning. 

Two people were taken to hospital with minor injuries after an elderly driver slammed into stationary traffic backed up from the Moore Street roundabout at 9am.

First Constable Tim Brosowsky said the woman had "hit the accelerator a bit too hard" as she approached the roundabout at the intersection of Banyan Street and Mickle Crescent. 

The impact rear ended two cars, with the driver and the passenger of the middle car injured. 

"It could have been a lot worse. Luckily it was just minor injuries," First Constable Brosowsky said. 

"We're reminding people to take the wet weather into account and also the extra traffic from the races. 

The elderly driver is expected to be given an infringement notice for reckless driving.

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