Automotive

Minor injuries after the vehicle collided with a power pole

The injured man has been shifted to Temaro Hospital.  (File photo)

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The injured man has been shifted to Temaro Hospital. (File photo)

A man was taken to Temaro Hospital with minor injuries after a car collided with a power pole on Claremont Road.

A spokesman for Fire and Emergency New Zealand said they attended the incident at around 4.45am and no one was trapped in the vehicle.

Police said they were alerted to the crash, which occurred between Barton and Brooklyn Ards, and reportedly had power lines down the road.

“The road was initially closed, but emergency services responded,” police said.

A St. John’s spokesman said a man was taken by ambulance to Temaro Hospital with minor injuries.

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