HARROWING footage has emerged of emergency services fighting to free a trapped man from a burning car in Gympie. 

MUST READ - FULL STORY HERE: Police heroes pull man from burning car 

The driver, a 73 year-old Maryborough man on his way to volunteer at the Mary Valley Rattler, had veered off the road at the Chapple St and Tucker St intersection before 7.30am.

The car mounted the steep bank, travelled along the Mary Valley Rattler track and then rolled 5m back onto the road.

The bonnet then caught fire, and rescue crews had to fight to free the man.

Gympie Times

Lismore Supercar driver set to conquer Bathurst 1000

Premium Content Lismore Supercar driver set to conquer Bathurst 1000

INCREDIBLE opportunity for a young racing star, who will make his debut against the...

School’s mission to have ‘meaningful’ Year 12 formal

Premium Content School’s mission to have ‘meaningful’ Year 12 formal

FORMALS had been banned, but now they will be allowed and planning is under way.

It’s all smiles for North Coast Big Bash fans

Premium Content It’s all smiles for North Coast Big Bash fans

Great news for region after announcement on the biggest sporting event of the...