Man serious after McLaren Vale crash, South Australia

A Noarlunga Downs man is in the Flinders Medical Centre with serious head and facial injuries following a crash at McLaren Vale overnight.

Just before 11.30pm on Monday 20 April, police and emergency services crews attended the intersection of Main Road and the Victor Harbor Road after a Mazda sedan collided with a guard rail.

On arrival, the small sedan had extensive damage to the driver’s side of the vehicle, the driver and only occupant of the car a 30-year-old man had head and facial injuries.

He was treated at the scene before being rushed to the Flinders Medical Centre in a serious and possible life threatening condition being admitted to the hospital’s intensive care unit.

Police Major Crash Investigators attended the scene and are investigating the cause of the crash.

Blood from the injured driver will be also analysed to see whether drugs or alcohol played a part in the crash.

The road has been cleared around the crash site with no traffic restrictions in place.

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