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Motorist lucky to survive single-vehicle smash near Marburg

CRASH SITE: The driver of this car was lucky to survive the single vehicle crash on the Warrego Hwy near Marburg.
CRASH SITE: The driver of this car was lucky to survive the single vehicle crash on the Warrego Hwy near Marburg. Kate Czerny

A TEENAGE driver was trapped in his car after his vehicle skidded off the road, and landed upside down.

Emergency services were called to the scene of the upturned wreckage at 5.17pm on Monday.

The single-vehicle crash took place on the Warrego Hwy in Marburg near Edmond St.

The 19-year-old male driver is believed to have lost control of his vehicle on the wet road.

The wreck saw the man crushed in his car.

Single vehicle rollover on the Warego Hwy at Marburg caused traffic delays with one lane being closed. Photo: Kate Czerny / The Queensland Times
Single vehicle rollover on the Warego Hwy at Marburg caused traffic delays with one lane being closed. Photo: Kate Czerny / The Queensland Times Kate Czerny

He was extracted from his vehicle with the assistance of fire crews and transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital.

None of his injuries were life-threatening.

Lanes were shut down on the Warrego Hwy until the vehicle was towed away and the scene was cleared at 8.26pm.

The forensic crash unit is investigating the incident.

Single vehicle rollover on the Warego Hwy at Marburg caused traffic delays with one lane being closed. Photo: Kate Czerny / The Queensland Times
Single vehicle rollover on the Warego Hwy at Marburg caused traffic delays with one lane being closed. Photo: Kate Czerny / The Queensland Times Kate Czerny

 

 

Topics:  single vehicle crash warrego highway


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