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Car crashes into power pole in Ballarat North

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Residents on Midlands Drive got a shock last night after a car ploughed into a power pole.

Emergency crews were calledl to the scene at 6:42pm to discover the driver of the vehicle had lost control and collided with the power pole.

The collision caused the cross arm which supported the electrical wires to fall on the car, which were sparking when crews arrived.

Powercor were called to the scene to resolve the issue, while residents nearby were affected by the outage.

The driver wasn't injured in the incident, with the CFA helping with the clean up on the scene.

Image via Google Maps.