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Truck drivers trapped after accident brings down power lines in Welshpool

A crash in Welshpool has seen power lines come down over three trucks trapping the drivers in their vehicles.

It happened around around 9.15am this morning along Kurnall Road.

One of the trapped drivers Mike rang Gareth Parker and told him a piece of machinery on the back of a dozer took out the power lines.

“It snapped the power pole off, the live wires are all over the vehicles and there’s three of us trapped in our trucks.”

Western Power are on scene and shut off power to the area – affecting 121 properties – with services expected to be restored around 12.30.


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