A quick-thinking nurse is lucky to be alive after miraculously surviving a late-night hit-and-run.
Jesse Fraser, 30, was on her way home from a night shift at Northern Hospital in Melbourne's northern suburb of Epping when her car was struck by a Subaru with its headlights off.
While many would panic under pressure, Ms Fraser kept her cool and managed to call emergency services while trapped in her car.
Quick-thinking nurse Jesse Fraser (pictured) is lucky to be alive after a horrific car crash
Ms Fraser was on her way home from work when a reckless driver slammed into her car
Locals rushed to help the young woman when they heard the crash, which happened in a residential street just before midnight, Nine News reported.
But as one bystander said, Ms Fraser had helped herself, calling Triple-Zero from the confines of her wrecked Honda CR-V four-wheel-drive.
An off-duty nurse was one of the first on the