Investigations underway after car ploughs into GC powerpole

A driver has had to be cut free from the wreckage of his vehicle after crashing into a power pole in Mudgeeraba overnight.

Emergency crews were called to Strike Way around 11.30pm, following reports of a serious crash.

Upon arrival, they found a car had collided with a powerpole, with the driver still trapped inside.


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Crews managed to free the man safely before he was treated at the scene by paramedics for minor injuries.

The 72-year-old from Tallai was then taken to hospital in a stable condition.

The accident cut power to hundreds of homes in the suburb, however it has since been restored.

Police have confirmed they are investigating the crash.