Traffic alert, truck crash in Mascot

Police are advising motorists to be aware of possible traffic delays in Mascot this morning; due to an earlier crash, NSW Police say.

Just after midnight today, police and emergency services responded to reports of a truck into a power pole on Ricketty Street near Burrows Street.

On arrival, officers found a Ford Transit table-top had crashed into a power pole causing serious damage to the pole. There was no-one found at the scene.

Officers from Botany Bay Local Area Command are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Ausgrid workers will be undertaking work this morning to repair the pole, which may extend into the morning peak and affect truck access into Port Botany.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area while the repair operation takes place and allow plenty of time for travel.

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Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stopers.