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27 January, 2022

Driver escapes injury after early morning crash

A 22-years-old Toowoomba man was lucky to escape major injuries after hitting a tree off Campbell Street, Oakey on Monday morning.

Emergency services at the scene of a single vehicle crash at Campbell Street on Monday morning.

Queensland Ambulance Service, Queensland Police and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services crews were called to Campbell Street, just south of McDonald Street, at about 4.50am last Monday.

Oakey Police Senior Constable Paul Holgate said initial investigations, indicate the driver was travelling north on Campbell Street when the incident occurred.

“The vehicle left the road and mounted the curb before colliding with a tree,” Senior Constable Holgate said.

He said the man, who was the single occupant of the vehicle, suffered only minor injuries, such as bruising and soreness.

He was issued with a traffic infringement notice for failing to drive with due care and attention.

Oakey Police are still investigating the cause of the crash.

The vehicle sustained significant damage to the bonnet from the crash and had to be towed from the scene.

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