Constable Colin John HOLLINGSWORTH
Motor Vehicle Accident
6 November, 1966
About 1.30am on 6 November, 1966 Constable Hollingsworth was returning home from work at Petersham Police Station when he was involved in a traffic collision on the Great Western Highway, Granville. The constable’s vehicle collided with another vehicle which had come to a halt in the centre of the roadway after another vehicle had apparently failed to give way to it. Constable Hollingsworth was conveyed to the Parramatta District Hospital suffering from extensive internal injuries and was found to be dead on arrival.
The constable was born in 1943 and joined the New South Wales Police Force on 13 August, 1962. At the time of his death he was stationed at Petersham.