In Australia, an accident with a kangaroo

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The driver of the car suffered serious head injuries and was hospitalized in critical condition as the result of a frontal collision with a kangaroo in Eastern Australia, the newspaper reports Sydney Morning Herald.

An accident involving two cars occurred on the night of Saturday in Portland. According to the newspaper, 19-year-old driver of the Holden Commodore was hit by a kangaroo. As a result of collision the animal was thrown onto the windshield moving towards the Ford Falcon. Thirty-two year old driver of the Ford lost control and crashed into a fence.

According to the newspaper, the driver of the Ford suffered serious head injuries. He was given emergency medical aid, after which the helicopter he was taken to a local hospital. The man is in critical condition. Kangaroos did not survive. Police are investigating the circumstances of the incident.

The medical service of the Australian state of New South Wales, where the accident occurred, advise drivers to be vigilant on the roads. «Be careful and reduce your speed, especially at dawn and dusk, when the visibility is deteriorating and the animals become more active», — quotes the edition of treatment of medical.In Australia, an accident with a kangaroo© RIA Novosti, Infographique to do in case of an accident