Constable

Colin Douglas ROBB

YEAR OF DEATH

1963

JURISDICTION

New South Wales

DETAILS OF DEATH

On 7 September 1963 Constable Robb was the observer in a Police Special Traffic Branch vehicle driven by Constable Bartlett when they became involved in a high speed pursuit in Parramatta Road Auburn. Whilst attempting to overtake the offending vehicle the Police vehicle collided with another car. The impact burst open the doors on the Police car throwing Constable Robb to the roadway and causing fatal injuries. He died before medical assistance arrived. Constable Bartlett was not seriously injured. Constable Robb was born in 1935 and joined the New South Wales Police Force on 5 March 1962. At the time of his death he was attached to the Traffic Branch.

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