Delays as tree fells power lines

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Motorists are being diverted around some felled power lines on the Coastal Highway this afternoon.

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Police divert cars on the Coastal Highway.

Police say a tree being felled has brought down the lines onto the road at Mapua Drive. “Passing vehicles have become caught up in the wires but no one has been injured. delay are expected for the next couple of hours as the lines are restored.”

It is anticipated there will be diversions in place until about 4pm today to enable the lines to be fixed.