Tow truck drivers attempt to flip a car back on its wheels after it collided with another in Banora Point yesterday afternoon.
Tow truck drivers attempt to flip a car back on its wheels after it collided with another in Banora Point yesterday afternoon. John Gass

A miracle no one was hurt

A MAN is lucky to be alive after his car flipped onto its roof in an accident at Banora Point yesterday afternoon.

The crash occurred about 3.30pm when two cars collided at the intersection of Darlington and Amaroo Drs.

The collision caused the silver sedan to wipe out road signs, tearing apart it's left hand panels and flattening its roof.

Miraculously the driver, reported to be aged in his 70s, suffered only minor injuries, as did the woman in the second car.

Senior firefighter Dickie Fraser said there were police, ambulance officers, the Tweed District Rescue Squad and two tow trucks in attendance as well as numerous onlookers amazed no-one had been more seriously injured.

He said both drivers were taken to Tweed Hospital for observation.

Police officers at the scene said both drivers were very lucky to have escaped with only minor injuries.



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