Car crashes, catches fire after swerving to avoid roo

February 10, 2023 9:23 am in by

A car’s gone up in flames after a crash south of Gympie in the early hours of this morning.

It’s believed the driver swerved to avoid hitting a kangaroo on Mary Valley Road at Kandanga around 1.20am, before crashing into a ditch.

The vehicle then caught alight.

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Paramedics treated two people at the scene for minor injuries, but a QAS spokesperson say they both declined transport to hospital.