Man serious after Wellington crash

One person was seriously injured when a car crashed into a power pole in Wellington early this morning.

Police said emergency services were called to the crash in at the corner of Russell Terrace and Mansfield Street in Newtown at about 2.30am.

One man was taken to Wellington Hospital by ambulance in a serious condition. Two others were also taken to hospital; however, it is not believed they were badly hurt, a police spokesman said.

No other vehicles were involved and it is not known whether alcohol was a factor.

The Fire Service also attended.

- Teuila Fuatai of APNZ

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