The driver was transported to hospital by ambulance.
The driver was transported to hospital by ambulance. 7 News Toowoomba

Driver's lucky escape as car hits tree, splits in two

A DRIVER and passenger had a lucky escape when the car they were travelling in left the road, hit a tree and caught fire last night.

The car left the road and split in two at Sandy Camp on Pratten and Ryeford Rd.

Police, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services and paramedics were called to the scene at 10.15pm.

A man was lucky to escape when the car he was driving left the road, hit a tree and caught fire at Clifton.
A man was lucky to escape when the car he was driving left the road, hit a tree and caught fire at Clifton. 7 News Toowoomba

The driver and passenger were able to make it out of the vehicle and were taken to Toowoomba Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

It wasn't the only crash in the area overnight with a single vehicle car crash at 340 East St in Warwick at 9.52pm.

The car flipped and landed on its roof.

Emergency services worked to the get the driver out of the vehicle and he was then taken to hospital in a stable condition.



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