Street loses power after car brings down pole in crash

EMERGENCY crews are warning motorists to stay away from a downed power pole on Miller St after a serious traffic crash. 

Just before 6pm Sunday, a red Holden Commodore lost control on Miller St, Bargara. 

The car collided with a power pole which then snapped in half, resulting in the street's residents losing power. 

Police arrived on scene following the crash.

Crews on scene at Miller St, Bargara.
Crews on scene at Miller St, Bargara.

The driver and passenger of the vehicle were not seriously injured despite the car's airbags being deployed in the smash. 

Witnesses were being interviewed at the scene, with fire crews on the way. 

A car smashed into a power pole on Miller St.
A car smashed into a power pole on Miller St.

Police are warned residents and motorists to steer clear of the downed power pole until it can be repaired. 

According to emergency services, the vehicle could not be towed until around 7pm. 

A piece of power pole lays on the road after a crash at Miller St.
A piece of power pole lays on the road after a crash at Miller St.

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