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Man dead and another hospitalised after horror car crash

  • A man was killed after the car he was in crashed off the road and into a creek
  • Emergency services attended the vehicle which was upturned in the water
  • The 33-year-old male driver escaped with minor injuries
  • Police divers confirmed the man’s body was in the car throughout the ordeal

A man has died after the car he was travelling in crashed and rolled into a creek in South Australia.

The passenger died at the scene of the crash in Myponga at about 7pm on Tuesday.

The 33-year-old male driver, escaped with minor injuries.

The passenger died at the scene of the crash in Myponga at about 7pm on Tuesday

The incident occurred on Pages Flat Road where the car smashed through the roadside barrier, before ending on its roof in a creek.

Evidence attained at the scene of the accident suggested the car had rotated as it lost control before leaving the road, The Advertiser reported.

With glass visible three metres high into a nearby tree, the car could have been vertical before it flipped into the water, according to the publication.

A male passenger has died after the car he was travelling in crashed off the road and rolled into a creek in South Australia

A male passenger has died after the car he was travelling in crashed off the road and rolled into a creek in South Australia

Police divers took to the murky creek to search the car and confirmed the male’s body was inside the vehicle throughout the ordeal.

The roof of the car was revealed to be extensively damaged after two tow trucks worked to restore it to an upright position.

Emergency crews continue to work at the scene to remove the vehicle from down the embankment and piece together the moments that led to the incident.

Police divers took to the murky creek to search the car and confirmed the male's body was inside the vehicle throughout the ordeal

Police divers took to the murky creek to search the car and confirmed the male’s body was inside the vehicle throughout the ordeal

A team of major crash investigators and a specialist recreation investigator are reportedly working into the night examining the case. 

It is understood the driver is remaining in Flinders Medical Centre over night.

Police have revealed the male is from Adelaide’s Southern Suburbs. 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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