SH1 crash downs wires

South Waikato News - - NEWS -

Two peo­ple were injured af­ter their car crashed into a power pole and came to rest on its roof on State High­way 1 near Pu­taruru yes­ter­day af­ter­noon.

The two oc­cu­pants were trapped and had to be cut free by fire­fight­ers be­fore be­ing treated by St John Am­bu­lance of­fi­cers.

Live pow­er­lines lay briefly splayed across the high­way be­fore the crash scene, near a ve­hi­cle test­ing sta­tion, was cleared.

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