Koala rescued after 5-car pileup on Australian freeway By ROD McGUIRK Yesterday CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - A koala has been rescued after causing a five- car pileup while trying to cross a six- lane freeway in southern Australia. Police said the crash in heavy Monday morning traffic in the city of Adelaide caused some injuries but no one required an ambulance.
Koala rescued after 5-car pileup on Australian freeway LA 1 of 5 This photo released by Nadia Tugwell, shows a koala inside Tugwell's car in Adelaide, Australia on Monday, Feb. 8, 2021. The koala has been rescued after causing a five-car pileup while trying to cross a six-lane freeway in southern Australia. (Nadia Tugwell via AP)
A driver who stopped to help a koala cross a major freeway in Adelaide's southeast caused a six-car crash and long traffic delays on Monday morning. When the driver stopped on the South Eastern Freeway to help, he was rear-ended near the Craters exit. A koala rescue helped cause a multi-car -up on the South Eastern Freeway, Picture: Nine News 9