Vehicle smashes into power box in Tauranga

The crash scene on 7th Ave. Photos: Cameron Avery/SunLive.

Poles, car parts and other debris have been scattered after a crash on 7th Ave tonight.

Police and Powerco are at the scene of the crash, near Warehouse Stationary on Cameron Road.

One vehicle has suffered significant frontal damage in the crash.

A reporter at the scene says a vehicle has hit a power box.

There are no reports of power outages in the area.

SunLive has contacted police for more information and will update this story as soon as we have something more.

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Posted on 01-06-2019 18:59 | By dumbkof2

so now we have to watch out for power boxes jumping out onto the road

Who Pays

Posted on 01-06-2019 08:59 | By The Sage

Seems to be a real upsurge into single car crashes into power poles and similar, another in Otumoetai Road on Thursday. Who pays for the damages? Maybe if the drivers of these vehicles were made to pay for damages, it would improve attention.