Trailer smash brings down power lines

| 15/04/2011

(CNS): Power lines were brought down on Thursday afternoon in the Newlands area after a truck crashed into a utility pole on Moonbeam Drive. Police said that at around 5pm yesterday (14 April) the 911 emergency centre was notified that a large trailer truck had collided with the power lines at the entrance to the road. Officers from the RCIPS’ Eastern Districts responded to the scene to offer assistance. No one was injured in the collision however which only caused damaged to the power pole and emergency services soon cleared the road for traffic.

Police have not yet revealed the cause of the collision but it is understood enquiries are continuing.


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