A Melbourne man was airlifted to hospital after his car left the Goulburn Valley Hwy and ran into bushes near Nagambie yesterday afternoon.October 8, 2012 5:10am
A Melbourne man was airlifted to hospital after his car left the Goulburn Valley Hwy and ran into bushes near Nagambie yesterday afternoon.
Nagambie police Sergeant Graeme Callaghan said the man, 30, was driving a blue Proton Jumbuck utility south on the highway about 3
Sgt Callaghan said his utility left the highway near the Mangalore turn-off and travelled into bushes left of the road.
‘‘It was normal, dense, gum-tree-type scrub,’’ he said.
‘‘Police were first on scene because the vehicle was extremely difficult to find.’’
Sgt Callaghan said the driver, and sole occupant of the vehicle, had his legs trapped when police arrived.
An Ambulance Victoria spokesman said the man was airlifted to The Alfred hospital about 3.50
Country Fire Authority and State Emergency Service members also attended the accident.
Sgt Callaghan said southbound lanes of the highway were closed for the ambulance helicopter to land on the road.
Police diverted traffic through an old highway service road for about an hour.
Investigations into the cause of the crash are continuing.
Benalla police Acting Sergeant Jarrod Toomer said the 14-year-old boy was reported missing about 9
Sgt Toomer said he was found safe and well in Benalla about 5
Benalla police Acting Sergeant Jarrod Toomer said the man was riding on Craig’s Track with a friend when he fell off and broke his leg.
He said police found the man about 10
Several State Emergency Service units helped search for the man, Sgt Toomer said.
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