Car crash on Augusta Highway

POLICE: A car crashed into a street light in front of McDonald's on Augusta Highway.
POLICE: A car crashed into a street light in front of McDonald's on Augusta Highway.

A SINGLE car crash occurred on the Augusta Highway on Thursday afternoon, with an elderly male driver crashing his vehicle into a street light.

The crash occurred in front of McDonald’s, and police, ambulance and fire services arrived at the scene of the incident at 12pm.

The driver did not sustain any injuries but was taken to the Port Augusta Hospital for a check-up.

Police are investigating the cause of the accident, but it is believed that the crash came as a result of a medical episode.

The road was reopened at 12:48pm.