COLIN James was showing a client through his yard just metres away when a car flipped into his property at speed from the Pacific Highway at Cowper this morning.

The Holden Commodore left the road, went through a fence, hit an old display car in 4Eva Furniture and came to rest on its roof.

"All we heard was a clicking noise from the car hitting the fence and then bang, it went straight up and flipped over," Mr James said.

Mr James assisted the passenger from the vehicle and then provided traffic control around the accident. The driver was trapped for a short period of time.

Both the driver and passenger were taken to Grafton Base Hospital with minor injuries.

 

A car went through a fence at Cowper on the Pacific Highway.
A car went through a fence at Cowper on the Pacific Highway. Adam Hourigan

 

"The public were fantastic, within minutes there were 10 or 15 people who stopped and helped us out," Mr James said.

Mr James said it was the second time in 20 years a car had come through a fence onto his property. 4Eva Furniture is located on a straight stretch of the highway.

Emergency services including police attended the incident and investigations are continuing. 



Cashless card roll-out one step closer in Hervey Bay

premium_icon Cashless card roll-out one step closer in Hervey Bay

It comes after the Senate Committee recommended the card rollout

Cashless card will cripple markets: stall holders

premium_icon Cashless card will cripple markets: stall holders

The withdrawal limit is bad news for the fresh produce providers

BREAKING: Two hurt in Highway truck crash near Gympie

BREAKING: Two hurt in Highway truck crash near Gympie

Two people required treatment on scene.

Local Partners