A City Care truck has crashed into a power pole bringing lines and sending the pole crashing onto a Tauranga house this morning.
The accident happened on Vale St about 8.50am.
Power lines are down and technicians are at the scene.
An eyewitness said that paramedics, a fire engine and police were at the scene.
The power pole has landed on the side of a house.
The female occupant of the house is uninjured.
Residents in the area have been told to stay indoors because of a potentially dangerous situation with live wires.
Part of Vale St, between Bureta Rd and Grange Rd, has been closed off by police.
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