15 Jul 2012

Car brings down power pole in New Plymouth

3:02 pm on 15 July 2012

A car has struck a power pole in New Plymouth, cutting power to some households in the suburb of Waiwhakaiho.

Police say emergency services and the local power company are at the scene on Devon Road, where a car brought down the pole just before 2pm on Sunday.

They say no one suffered any serious injuries, but the road has been reduced to one lane.