WATCH: Freeway sign falls, crushes car in shocking dashcam video

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WATCH: Freeway sign falls, crushes car in shocking dashcam video

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- A large freeway sign crashed onto the road below Monday in Melbourne, Australia, crushing a vehicle and sending one woman to the hospital.

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According to 9News, the 4- by 5-meter sign, which was over the Tullamarine Freeway near the Essendon Airport, somehow detached and fell onto the car around 5:30 p.m. The driver, a 54-year-old woman, suffered "minor neck injuries" and is in "stable condition," the station reported.

Another driver's dashcam captured video of the scary moment.

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WATCH: The heart-stopping moment a freeway sign came loose - crushing a passing car and injuring the woman behind the wheel.

Posted by 9 News Melbourne on Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Authorities are investigating what caused the incident and examined other signs nearby, 9News reported.

"Equipment was used to test surrounding areas ... and the experts say there are no concerns that it will happen again," Graeme Chambers, delivery director of the Major Road Projects Authority, told the station

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