Lucky escape for 4WD Utility driver
A 22 year old female was lucky to escape with minor injuries after rolling her 4WD utility on the G. Starick Road, south of Jeparit-Warracknabeal Road on Monday September 11.
The woman lost control of the vehicle, went off the road, flipped the car to the point where it landed back on its tyres.
The country road had deep wheel ruts. After the accident, the woman extracted herself from the vehicle. She was attended to by Ambulance Victoria members and conveyed to the Royal Melbourne Hospital by Air Ambulance after suspected spinal injuries.
The woman suffered bruising and a possible broken bone in her hand. She was later cleared of any spinal injuries and should make a full recovery.
Members of the Police, Ambulance, CFA and Warracknabeal SES attended the scene.
The vehicle was written off.