Elderly woman in hospital after Mortlake crash

A woman was attempting to make a left turn from Purcells Lane onto Terang-Mortlake Road when she lost control of the car, hitting a road sign.

A woman was attempting to make a left turn from Purcells Lane onto Terang-Mortlake Road when she lost control of the car, hitting a road sign.

AN elderly woman is in hospital after a minor car accident in Mortlake on Wednesday night.

The woman was attempting to make a left turn from Purcells Lane onto Terang-Mortlake Road when she lost control of the car, hitting a road sign.

Mortlake Police First Constable Paul Fiddeman said the 68-year-old woman was taken to hospital with minor back injuries.

"Instead of veering left she's gone straight into a road sign," First Constable Fiddeman said.

"There was only minor bumper damage to the car."

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