Crash in Matua brings down power pole

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UPDATED 7:20pm: The car that is believed to have hit and knocked over a power pole in Matua has been located after leaving the site following the crash.

Police located the driver and are speaking to them in relation to the incident.

7:11pm: A Meadowland St resident told a reporter on the scene that the pole was rotten and fell down after another resident backed into it.

EARLIER: Emergency services are responding to reports of a power pole that has fallen across Meadowland St in Matua.

It is believed a car has crashed into the pole knocking it down.

- Bay of Plenty Times

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