Car in ditch as police respond to a two vehicle crash on Tamborine Mountain

CRASH: This car was on the side of the Mount Lindesay Highway, near the body of a dead kangaroo, which police say was hit by a truck. Photo: Larraine Sathicq
CRASH: This car was on the side of the Mount Lindesay Highway, near the body of a dead kangaroo, which police say was hit by a truck. Photo: Larraine Sathicq

Update, Thursday, 4.30pm:

The owner of the damaged vehicle towed from Laravale has since confirmed that the accident was caused by the driver hitting a kangaroo on the Mount Lindesay Highway.

Earlier:

EMERGENCY services were called to a two-car accident on Tamborine Mountain this morning.

Queensland police responded to a call at 8.25am and arrived to find two cars had been involved in an accident on Curtis Road and Long Road near Tamborine Mountain State School.

A spokeswoman for Queensland Ambulance Service said paramedics assessed a female driver and two children at the scene but none required hospital treatment.

Police also received a call at 8.45am this morning about a suspicious car reported at Laravale on the Mount Lindesay Highway and arrived at 9.25am to find the car already on the back of a tow truck.

At 7.30am the car was seen in a ditch on the side of the highway near the body of a kangaroo.

A tow truck driver at the scene said the call had come in at 5.30am.

A spokeswoman for the Queensland Police Service said they had received a call about 6.50am reporting the kangaroo had been hit by a truck.