Drivers lucky escape after Seaford Rise crash, SA

Police have pulled a driver from a burning car after it collided with a tree at Seaford Rise this evening, according to SA Police.

A patrol was travelling along Main South Road about 8.50pm on Saturday 19 November when they came across a Ford ute which had burst into flames after colliding with a tree.

The officer stopped to render assistance and found the driver trapped inside the burning car. A second patrol immediately responded and managed to open a door and drag the driver out to safety.

The driver, a 19-year-old man from Hackham West, sustained injuries to his hand and leg in the crash.

A second man, who was a passenger of the car, managed to free himself from the wreckage before police arrived. He was not injured.

Both men were treated at the scene before being taken to the Flinders Medical Centre.

Main South Road was closed for several hours while police investigated the circumstances surrounding the crash and fire crews extinguished the blaze.

If anyone witnessed the incident and hasn’t yet spoken to police, please call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at

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