Lucky escape

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Lucky escape

 

EMERGENCY services rescued a young woman who was trapped inside an overturned car near Leongatha North yesterday (Monday) morning.

Mirboo North Police, Leongatha and Ruby CFA, and Leongatha SES attended the scene on Harveys Road at 9.11am after they received a distress call from the driver.

The woman called from within her car and SES volunteers used the jaws of life to remove her from the wreckage.

Mirboo North Police Senior Constable Jeff Stephens said the car protected the sole passenger from sustaining only minor injuries.

“The car slid and rolled on the embankment beside the road. Fortunately the woman was not harmed and SES did a good job to remove her from the car,” he said.

Paramedics took the woman to Latrobe Regional Hospital for further observation.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

Close call: a woman driver was lucky to escape an accident on Harveys Road near Leongatha North yesterday (Monday). Police are investigating the cause of the accident.

Close call: a woman driver was lucky to escape an accident on Harveys Road near Leongatha North yesterday (Monday). Police are investigating the cause of the accident.

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