Woman escapes serious injury after flipping Toyota Yarris on NSW highway

A WOMAN has miraculously escaped serious injury after flipping her car over a cement barrier on a highway in the NSW Blue Mountains this morning.

The woman was travelling along the Great Western Highway when she lost control of her red Toyota Yarris at around 10:30am.

PICTURE: Traffic and Highway Patrol Command - NSW Police Force

PICTURE: Traffic and Highway Patrol Command – NSW Police Force


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Police say the vehicle mounted a gutter, crashed over a cement road divider and rolled several times before coming to rest on its side

PICTURE: Traffic and Highway Patrol Command - NSW Police Force

PICTURE: Traffic and Highway Patrol Command – NSW Police Force

Emergency crews arrived to find the wrecked vehicle on its side with the stole occupant still trapped in the driver’s seat.

PICTURE: Traffic and Highway Patrol Command - NSW Police Force

PICTURE: Traffic and Highway Patrol Command – NSW Police Force

Fire crews stabilised the vehicle and assisted the female driver from the wreckage before she was assessed by paramedics.

PICTURE: Traffic and Highway Patrol Command - NSW Police Force

PICTURE: Traffic and Highway Patrol Command – NSW Police Force

She has since been transported in a stable condition to the Nepean Hospital for precautionary measures.

PICTURES: Courtesy of the Traffic and Highway Patrol Command – NSW Police Force Facebook Page.

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