UPDATE: Powerlines down in busy Nth Rocky street
UPDATE: Police-enforced traffic control ceased in Elphinstone St, North Rockhampton, at 3.10pm on Friday.
Police had responded to powerlines coming down on the road about 2.20pm.
A Queensland Police Service spokesman said after the roadway was cleared, the incident was no longer a police matter and was in the hands of Ergon Energy.
Earlier, a QPS spokeswoman said a witness at the scene reported a truck had collided with a power pole but this report was unconfirmed.
INITIAL: Powerlines have come down on North Rockhampton’s Elphinstone St, presenting a safety and traffic hazard.
Authorities were notified of the incident about 2.20pm on Friday.
A Queensland Police Service spokeswoman said a witness at the scene reported a truck had collided with a power pole but this report was still to be confirmed.
Ergon Energy has been advised of the damage and at 3pm, police were still at the scene.
More to come.