Car hits power pole in Te Puna

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A car has crashed into a power pole causing powerlines to scatter across Te Puna Station Road.

Police received a report of the crash at 9.08am where a car had crashed into a power pole and then ended up in a ditch near the intersection of Te Puna Road.

"There are power lines on the road and I understand power is out in the area," says a police spokesperson.

Powerco has been called and contractors are accessing the incident.

"The driver of the car is out of the vehicle and has minor injuries."

1 Comment

Car v Power pole collision

Posted on 11-02-2018 10:43 | By Pamaxx

Bloody power poles should not be stepping out in front of motorists like this. I will petition our politicians to make it unlawful for power poles to behave in such a reckless manner. Max Lewis, Mt Maunganui

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