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Woman in 80s trapped for seven hours after rollover

An elderly woman spent hours trapped in her car after it rolled down an embankment on Thursday. Photo: Channel Nine
An elderly woman spent hours trapped in her car after it rolled down an embankment on Thursday. Photo: Channel Nine

AN ELDERLY Gold Coast woman spent at least seven hours trapped in a vehicle after it rolled down an embankment and onto its side.

Queensland Ambulance Service said paramedics were called to Amulla Court, Mudgeeraba at 7.03pm last night after reports of a vehicle 20 meters down an embankment.

"They treated a female patient in her 80s for serious leg injuries.

"The patient was entrapped in the vehicle and needed to be cut free.

"The patient reportedly had been there since midday.

She was transported in a serious condition to Gold Coast University Hospital.

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