Nearly 2000 customers lost power in Rotorua after a car crashed into a powerpole last night.
Emergency services attended the single vehicle crash that occurred just before 9pm on Springfield Rd, near Utuhina Rd, which left a powerpole almost on its side and surrounding areas without power.
A police spokeswoman said the occupants of the vehicle initially left the scene but were later spoken to by police.
One person was reportedly injured in the crash but didn't require hospital treatment.
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Initial estimations had almost 2000 Unison customers affected in various Rotorua suburbs including Springfield and Tihiotonga and some rural areas south of the city.
Power was expected to be restored to all areas by 10.50pm, however according to the Unison outages page, 128 customers were still without power this morning.
The estimated restoration time is 8.30am.
The crash site, which was between Douglas St and Regent St along Springfield Rd, was cordoned off.