Friday, 2 May
2014 - 1:33pm
At about 1:05pm this afternoon
there was a motor vehicle crash on Lyon Street, Kihikihi in
the vicinity of McAndrew Street. A tractor collided with a
power pole bringing down the police and power lines across
the roadway. Emergency services in attendance. The roadway
has been reduced to one lane. It is not known if the
occupant suffered any injuries. No further information at
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