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Yankalilla Driver in Critical Condition

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A serious crash between a truck and a sedan at Yankalilla has left one local man fighting for life.

About 12.20pm on Thursday 13 May, police and emergency crews were called to the intersection of Inman Valley Road and Doctors Hill Road after a truck and Mazda sedan collided.

The driver of the Mazda, a 67-year-old man from Yankalilla was airlifted to the Flinders Medical Centre in a critical condition while the 49-year-old Modbury Heights truck driver escaped unharmed.

A passenger in the Mazda, a 53-year-old man from Cape Jervis was treated at the scene for minor injuries while a passenger in the truck, a 31-year-old man from Evanston, was not injured.

The intersection was closed but has reopened to all traffic.

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