Tauranga road reopens after crash

A power pole was severely damaged in the crash. Photo: Daniel Hines/SunLive.


Matapihi Road is open this morning following a serious crash.

The road was closed last night when two vehicle crashed, taking out power concrete power pole in the process.

Emergency services were called to the scene around 6pm.

A police spokesperson says there were no serious injuries reported.

A power pole was snapped at its base and wires were hanging over the cars.

Police say the road was re-opened 8.30pm, once the crash scene was cleared.

“Motorists are advised to expect further disruptions while contractors repair damage to a power pole.”


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