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Police investigate how car crashed into empty dam

A car crash near Warwick today.
A car crash near Warwick today.

UPDATE: POLICE are investigating what caused a young driver to veer off the road and crash into an empty dam at Junabee.

The driver and her passenger were travelling along Roona Rd when their car swerved left and crashed over an embankment at 1.30pm.  

The small white hatchback rolled several times before coming to rest in an empty dam.

Two women were injured in the crash and taken to Warwick Hospital.

One is reported to have had an arm injury, while the other complained of neck pain.

The section of Roona Rd on which the crash occurred is a narrow, gravel road.

Fire crews were called to the scene to assist the tow truck in removing the damaged car.

Police investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.  

A young woman was injured after her car left Roona Rd at Junabee and rolled over an embankment - landing in an empty dam. Photo Jayden Brown / Warwick Daily News
A young woman was injured after her car left Roona Rd at Junabee and rolled over an embankment - landing in an empty dam. Photo Jayden Brown / Warwick Daily News Jayden Brown

EARLIER: A woman has been injured after a vehicle she was travelling in crashed off a rural rd at Junabee, east of Warwick.

The crash occurred at 1.30pm on Roona Rd.

The small white hatchback was travelling along the dirt road when it veered right and crashed over an embankment, coming to rest in an empty dam.

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