An 18-year-old male has been rescued after veering off a Mornington Peninsula road on Sunday night.
— James Hancock (@jameshancockABC) March 12, 2017
The driver lost control of his vehicle at around 9:35 p.m., rolling off the cliff face into a tree, preventing the vehicle from falling a further 50 metres into the water below.
— Kate McGrath (@KateMcG6) March 12, 2017
Emergency crews worked for two hours to free the 18-year-old driver from the tree.
The male escaped serious injury and was treated for scratch wounds at Frankston Hospital.
Police are currently undergoing a further investigation to determine the cause of the accident.