Whangārei crash closes section of SH1

By Te Ao - Māori News

A section of state highway one in Whangārei is closed following a crash Saturday afternoon.

A car collided with a power pole on Western Hills Drive (SH 1) at 3.40pm bringing power lines down across the road, police said in a statement.

The driver suffered moderate injuries and has been transported to hospital.

Diversions are in place at Kensington Avenue and Percy Street.