Driver passes out, runs off road and hits hedge
A 35-YEAR-OLD man was lucky to escape without serious injuries after passing out behind the wheel on a busy road this morning.
Police say the man lost consciousness while driving along Blackstone Rd, Newtown, about 11.44am, running off the road and into a hedge.
The man was not injured in the crash, but was taken to hospital for observation.
His vehicle sustained minor damage in the accident.