SPINAL INJURIES: Paramedics responded to a crash on the Gregory Hwy near Emerald Racecourse.
SPINAL INJURIES: Paramedics responded to a crash on the Gregory Hwy near Emerald Racecourse.

Driver sustains spinal injuries after crashing into a tree

A MAN is in hospital with spinal injuries after crashing into a tree near the Emerald Racecourse this morning.

He sustained neck and spinal injuries after the car crashed on the Gregory Hwy, near Hawkins Place about 7.30am today, a Queensland Ambulance spokesman said.

"It doesn't appear to be life threatening," he said.

The driver was the only occupant in the vehicle and was taken to Emerald Hospital in a stable condition.



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