Power cut after truck smashes into pole on the Gold Coast

More than 1000 properties on the Gold Coast are currently without power after a truck crashed into an electrical pole.

Up to 1,106 properties in Ashmore and a further 73 in Benowa are experiencing a power outage following the crash.

The truck struck the pole along Ashmore Road, Benowa around 3.45pm this afternoon.


QFES have confirmed a crew is on the scene attending the incident.

Energex is working to restore power, but it’s not yet clear how long that might take.

More to come.