- Three teenage girls are among those seriously injured after a horror car crash
- Five people, including two men, were rushed to hospital from Vermont smash
- Police are investigating whether drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash
Three teenager girls are among five friends lucky to survive a horror crash after a car slammed into a retirement village and caught fire.
Five people, including two men aged 21 and 30, were in the Ford Escape when it crashed into a brick wall in Melbourne just after midnight leaving them with serious injuries.
Victoria Police say one passenger was trapped in the car for about one hour at the Vermont crash, about 31 kilometres east of Melbourne.
Three teenager girls are among a number of people lucky to survive a horror crash in Melbourne (pictured)
The car smashed into a brick wall of a retirement village 31km east of Melbourne Saturday
All five of the passengers of the gold car, including a 16-year-old girl, 17-year-old girl and 19-year-old girl, were rushed to hospital shortly after 12.15am Saturday.
‘Police are investigating whether drugs or alcohol may have played a role in the crash,’ a statement said.
The car went up in flames and flipped on its side after smashing into the brick wall, according to 9 News.
‘[It was] extremely fortunate that no one was killed in this collision,’ Detective Senior Sergeant David Yeaoman said according to the publication.
All five of the passengers of the Ford Escape, including a 16-year-old girl, 17-year-old girl and 19-year-old girl, were rushed to hospital (pictured) with serious injuries