Vehicle crashes into power pole in Mount Maunganui

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Power lines are down in Mount Maunganui this afternoon.

Fire and Emergency New Zealand northern fire communications shift manager Kaisey Cook says a car has crashed into a power pole on Leander St. 

She says no one is trapped, and there have been no injuries. 

"The powerlines are down, and we are waiting on Power Co to arrive," she says. 

A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says it looks like the lines are down on the road.

"Police and fire are at the scene." 

People are being advised to use an alternative route.

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