Car crashes into pole on Welcome Bay Road

The crash on Welcome Bay Road. Photos: Daniel Hines.

UPDATED 3.35PM: A vehicle has crashed into a traffic light near Welcome Bay.

Emergency services were called to the crash on Welcome Bay Road, at the intersection of Welcome Bay and Ohauiti Road at 2.55pm.

A police spokesperson says initial reports are that a car collided with a pole.

The roundabout is down to one lane and motorists are advised to expect delays until the crash scene is cleared.


Reports are coming in of a crash near Welcome Bay this afternoon.

A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says a car has crashed into a traffic light.

Emergency services have been called to the scene.

Meanwhile, another crash is being reported on Hewletts Road.

A SunLive reader has messaged us on Facebook to say traffic is flowing,

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