Driver hits traffic light in city

A vehicle hit a traffic light on 15th Ave at around 9.20pm. Supplied photo.

Emergency services attended a late-night call out on Tuesday night after a vehicle collided with a traffic light on 15th Ave.

A police spokesperson says police and ambulance attended the scene just after 9pm.

“Police and ambulance were advised at around 9.20pm that a single vehicle had gone into a traffic light post.

“The sole occupant was reported to have minor injuries.”

She says initial information suggests the driver possibly suffered a 'medical event'.


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