Car hits pole
Aperson was taken to Tauranga Hospital in a serious condition after the car they were travelling in crashed into a power pole at Te Puna Tuesday morning.
The force of the crash, which happened just after 9am, toppled the power pole and cut power to hundreds of homes.
The driver’s seat of awhite 1998 model Honda Accord vehicle that had broken down on the side of the road was stolen over the weekend. The vehicle had been parked on the corner of SH2 and Woodland Road between FridayandMonday.The air conditioning knob was also taken.
THE site of Tuesday’s crash at Te Puna which cut power to hundreds of homes and businesses.