Driver hits power pole

Last updated 07:52 03/10/2012

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A lone driver suffered serious injuries last night after his vehicle smashed into a power pole.

Emergency services were called to Hakarimata Rd in Ngaruawahia at about 8.40pm.

The driver was trapped in the vehicle and responding firefighters had to cut them free.

Northern fire communications spokesman Jaron Phillips said the power pole had become unstable and was possibly broken during impact

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