A car has crashed on Te Teko Rd near Edgecumbe, leaving 863 properties in the surrounding area without power.

A police media spokeswoman said the car, which had four occupants, hit a power pole and police were alerted at 1.14pm.

The four occupants were able to exit the vehicle and were treated for minor injuries.

She said a power pole wire was exposed and power contractors were working on fixing the issue.

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More than 800 homes are without power. Photo / outages.horizonnetworks.nz
More than 800 homes are without power. Photo / outages.horizonnetworks.nz

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