One person in critical condition after car collides with power pole in Hawkes Bay

One person is in a critical condition after their car hit a power pole at an intersection in Hawkes Bay.

Police were called at 4:10am at the intersection of Mangaroa and Paki Paki Rd, near Longlands.

The patient has been taken to Hawkes Bay Hospital.

According to a Unison Network outages map, 32 people in the area have been left without power.

Power is expected to be fully restored by 8:30am.

SH50A is closed between Longlands and Railway Rd, NTZA says.

Source: 1 NEWS