Part of a busy Christchurch road will be closed until 9pm tonight after a car struck a power pole.
The crash happened on Grahams Rd at Rubens Place in Burnside at about 2pm.
Grahams Rd is currently closed to all traffic from Memorial Ave heading east.
A Christchurch Transport Operations Centre spokesperson said travel westbound through to Memorial Ave is still allowed.
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"This closure will be in place until approximately 9pm this evening as a power needs to be replaced."