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Kangaroo causes car accident

An 85 year old man has been airlifted by the RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter after his car crashed and rolled down an embankment on the D’Aguilar Highway north of Nanango.

It’s believed the man swerved his car off the road to avoid hitting a kangaroo crossing the busy highway.

He was trapped in his car until fire crews could cut the vehicle open and free him.When the Sunshine Coast based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter arrived on the scene the elderly man was being treated in the back of an ambulance for internal injuries.

He was airlifted to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in a serious but stable condition.