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Man trapped in car after Shepparton crash

Shepparton Search and Rescue were called in to free a man who was trapped in his car after a crash at Malcolm Cres.

KAITLIN THALS February 20, 2013 4:03am

A Shepparton Search and Rescue member inspects a car that crashed into a tree at Malcolm Cres.

A Shepparton man was found trapped in a car at Malcolm Cres, Shepparton, yesterday morning.

Police said witnesses heard a screech and a bang, then saw a second occupant leaving the car about 5.15am.

Shepparton police Constable Tania Monaghan said the man driver of a silver Mitsubishi Mirage travelling on Malcolm Cres, allegedly lost control and collided into a tree just north of Branditt Ave.

Const Monaghan said when police arrived they found the driver, 34, trapped in the vehicle.

She said Shepparton Search and Rescue squad worked to free the man, who suffered injuries to his left leg.

The man was taken by ambulance to Goulburn Valley Base Hospital.

Police are calling for witnesses or information about a second person who may have been involved in the incident.

Anyone with information is urged to phone Shepparton Police Station on 58205777.

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