A truck crashed through a power pole and stopped close to a house on Elliott Road in South Lismore.
A truck crashed through a power pole and stopped close to a house on Elliott Road in South Lismore. Marc Stapelberg

'Loud bang and crash' as truck misses house by a few metres

UPDATE, 1.15pm: STAFF at Lickiss Fabrication heard a loud bang and a crash before their power went off following a truck crash in South Lismore.

The truck crashed into a power pole and fence.

The manufacturer's manager Sherilee Matthews said it had caused a bit of chaos in production.

"We can't do production, it's a busy period and we're extremely flat out," she said.

"It's causing a bit of chaos."

She said they are likely to be working without power for the rest of the day.

Ms Matthews said despite the chaos, she was just glad the truck driver was okay.

Elliot Rd is still closed between Union St and Wilson St.

 

UPDATE 11.35am: NSW Ambulance Media have confirmed that the driver of the truck has been taken to Lismore Base Hospital.

 

THURSDAY 11.20am: A TRUCK has crashed into a fence and power pole in South Lismore.

Emergency crews rushed to the scene at the intersection Elliot Rd and Crown St at about 10.40am, NSW Ambulance Service said.

Initial reports suggest traffic delays in the area.

This story will be updated as more information comes to light.

There has been a truck crash on the intersection between Elliot Rd and Crown St, South Lismore.
There has been a truck crash on the intersection between Elliot Rd and Crown St, South Lismore. Google Maps


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