Driver trapped after crashing into power pole

Photo: ODT
Photo: ODT
A driver was trapped in a vehicle after crashing into a power pole in the Selwyn district on Wednesday afternoon.

Emergency services were called to the crash on Bealey Rd between Haldon and Derretts Rds in Hororata about 1.10pm.

A police spokesman said reports indicated a car had crashed into a power pole, trapping the driver.

Two fire crews from Kirwee and Hororata were sent to the scene.

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