MAN AIRLIFTED: A man was airlifted to Sunshine Coast University hospital this morning.
MAN AIRLIFTED: A man was airlifted to Sunshine Coast University hospital this morning. Contributed

Man hospitalised for trying to avoid kangaroo

SWERVING to avoid a kangaroo at Cooyar this morning has landed a man in hospital.

The man rolled his car while trying to avoid the kangaroo.

It is report the man was stranded in the car for hours.

The crash is believed to have occurred around midnight on Friday, March 8 on Cooyar Mount Binga Rd and was reported at 6.54am on Saturday morning.

A LifeFlight spokesman said the man was able to get out of the car himself when paramedics arrived.

He was airlifted to Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.