Live mains cable exposed after car knocks down concrete pole

A concrete pole has been knocked down in Edinburgh Gardens, Claydon Picture: SUFFOLK HIGHWAYS

A concrete pole has been knocked down in Edinburgh Gardens, Claydon Picture: SUFFOLK HIGHWAYS - Credit: SUFFOLK HIGHWAYS

A driver has escaped unscathed after a concrete column was knocked down in a single vehicle collision near Ipswich.

The crash happened in Edinburgh Gardens, Claydon Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The crash happened in Edinburgh Gardens, Claydon Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: GOOGLE MAPS

Officers were called shortly after 8pm today with reports of a single vehicle crash in Edinburgh Gardens, Claydon.

A police spokeswoman confirmed a car had gone into a concrete pole, knocking it over.

Suffolk Highways have since revealed the live mains cable beneath the column has been exposed.

UK Power Networks has been called to make the scene safe.

The crash is not believed to have caused any disruption in the area and the driver was unharmed.

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