CAR CRASHES INTO A POWER POLE ON THE FAR NORTH COAST

A 17-year-old driver has been released from hospital after a nasty crash on the Far North Coast overnight.

Police say the driver failed to negotiate a bend on Duranbah Road, slamming into a palm tree and power pole.

The crash wiping out power to dozens of homes, it was restored late this afternoon.

The driver was taken to Tweed Hospital with non-serious injuries.

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