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Driver Has Lucky Escape After Accidentally Flipping Car Into Back Of Tipper Truck

A man has had a lucky escape from a rather unusual car accident that landed his Holden Astra in the back of a tipper truck in Sydney's west. 

Emergency services were called to the scene on Evelyn Street in Macquarie Fields about 3.30pm on Wednesday.

Police said the 38-year-old driver hit a trailer ramp, causing him to flip and land his car in the rear of the truck.

The man, who was the sole occupant on the vehicle, was trapped for a short time before he was taken to Liverpool Hospital with a shoulder injury.

Police shared a photo of the unusual car accident to Facebook.

"In other news... after an accident today, a car flipped and landed [in] the back of a truck at Macquarie Fields," they posted, including the hashtag #truestory.

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Some users responded with disbelief, while others made light of the accident.

"No need for a tow truck!" said one person on Facebook.

"Really???" asked another.

Officers are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

Contact the author ebrancatisano@networkten.com.au

Featured image: Inner West Police Area Command