Hundreds lose power after coastal crash

September 6, 2023 6:53 am in by

A person has been taken to Bundaberg Hospital after a truck crashed into a power pole on Bargara Road.

Emergency services were called to the scene around 4:45pm Tuesday and paramedics say the patient was in a stable condition.

The incident caused the power to be shut off to 1600 homes in parts of Burnett Heads, Bargara and Kalkie and was impacted for several hours.

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The road was also partially closed while urgent repairs were undertaken and has now reopened.

Ergon says power had been restored overnight.