Pictures have emerged showing the extent of the damage after a van collided with a power line pole on a North East road last weekend.

Cleveland Police confirmed arrested a man, 41, on suspicion of driving over the legal alcohol limit after a van overturned on Park Lane in Guisborough at around 5pm on Sunday (September 17).

A North East Ambulance Service spokesperson confirmed a man had been taken to hospital following the crash.

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They deployed one ambulance crew and a clinical team leader to the scene.

A Cleveland Police spokesperson said: "There was a report of an overturned Vauxhall Vivaro van on Park Lane, Guisborough, around 5pm on Sunday 17 September which hit a telegraph pole.

"A 41-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving over the legal alcohol limit and has been bailed pending further enquiries.

"The road was reopened by 9pm."

Pictures from the scene showed significant damage had been done to a power line, while the van had overturned following the collision.

A Cleveland Fire Brigade spokesperson said: 

"We received the call at 17.03.

"I can confirm that the fire brigade attended until 18.15. The fire brigade made the scene safe and remained on protective standby until the arrival of the electricity board."

Four fire engines, from Coulby Newham, Grangetown, Guisborough, and Skelton, attended the scene.

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A NEAS spokesperson said: "We were called to reports of a road traffic collision on Park Lane in Guisborough shortly before 5 pm today (17 September).

"We dispatched one ambulance crew and a clinical team leader, and treated one person on scene."

Emergency engineers from the energy board worked to restore power to Guisborough homes following the incident. 

The collision caused a power cut in the surrounding area affecting more than 100 homes.

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Residences in the TS14 6NW, TS14 6LB, TS14 6LA, TS14 6NS, TS14 6NR, TS14 6NU & TS14 6NX postcodes were all affected.

Northern Powergrid has since restored power to the affected homes.

Here are some of the pictures from the incident:

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