Car smash victim cut free
THE forensic crash unit is investigating following a two car crash at Smithfield in which a vehicle’s roof had to be peeled back using the jaws of life.
The incident happened about 4.20pm yesterday on the corner of McGregor Rd and Faculty Cl. Police said a 27year-old woman was trying to turn right into Faculty Cl when her vehicle and a car being driven by a 46-year-old man travelling east, collided.
The man was trapped for close to half an hour.
The man was taken to Cairns Hospital as a precaution.
The woman did not sustain any serious injuries.
McGregor Rd eastbound was briefly closed to traffic as a result of the crash.