Car vs Pole on State Highway 1, Otaki

Car vs Pole on State Highway 1, Otaki

Last Updated: 5 months ago

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A Car hit a Light Pole/Street Light on SH1, outside Otaki Information Centre


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i-Site Otaki Visitor Information Centre

Credit, Source: /Sam Hudson

At around 5:30pm a black SUV had crashed into a Street Light outside

i-Site Otaki Visitor Information Centre

on SH1. 

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According to a witness,

What I know is the person driving, looked like they were going a bit fast, clipping a motorbike & then up the side curb, 

where the crossing is, and, hit the Street Light.”

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“It looked like the driver was well aware with two hands on the steering wheel. No 

one was hurt so that’s the best outcome.

 – The witness wished to remain anonymous.

Red Motorbike that had been slightly hit from the black SUV

Credit, Source: /Sam Hudson


The Motorbike hit by the SUV had some small scuff & scratch 

marks but remained in-tact. The owner wished to not comment

or associate with anything about what had happened.

Northbound traffic was blocked off and, directed to Arthur Street then, Dunstan Street


Credit, Source: /Sam Hudson

The black SUV can be seen supporting the half knocked Street Light from falling


Credit, Source: /Sam Hudson

The damage to the SUV in hopes are to be fully insured according to the car owner.  

We’ve also given them this footage for insurance purposes. The driver & passengers  


of the car are believed to be family using/borrowing it, they stated that they’d 

just got back from the recent

Six60

Music Festival Event, had a good time but ending 

the following day off with an unfortunate loss.

We have recorded a video on scene: 

This has been

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reporting on what’s right, thank you for reading our news article.

Last Updated: 

29/01/20 at 3:22pm



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