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Ouch!

28 Aug 2012

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A vehicle brought down a light tower and a flag pole in Docklands last month.

The traffic island, on Bourke St adjacent to the NAB forecourt, was damaged on the morning of August 19.

The collision was strong enough to rip the light tower and flag poles out of the ground.

Police are investigating whether speed or alcohol contributed to the accident.

“Police are investigating the cause of a collision in Melbourne’s CBD around 7.30 am,” a spokesperson said.

“Police have been told that a vehicle was travelling south on Bourke St before crashing into two poles west of the intersection with Harbour Esplanade.”

“The driver and passenger, both females believed to be aged in their twenties, were transported to the Royal Melbourne Hospital with minor injuries.”

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