Vehicle slides off road and down embankment

Port Lincoln police are investigating how a vehicle slid off the road and down an embankment in Port Lincoln yesterday evening.

Just before 6pm Friday, police and emergency services were called to Oxford Terrace in Port Lincoln after a silver Nissan Tiida strayed from the road and slid down an embankment at the intersection with Marine Avenue.

The 81-year-old occupant, a Port Lincoln woman, was taken to hospital as a precaution.

The car suffered extensive damage and had to be towed from the scene.

Police are investigating the circumstances of the crash, and have issued a reminder for motorists to take caution in hazardous conditions.