A West Auckland road is closed after a car hit a power pole this morning.

The vehicle collided with the power pole around 11.30am on Titirangi Rd, New Lynn.

No one was seriously injured in the crash but the power pole was damaged.

The road is closed while the scene is being cleared and the power pole is removed.

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The road is likely to be closed for some time.

Police have asked motorists to avoid the area.

There are diversions in place at Titirangi Rd and Northall Rd.