Boy shocked by fallen powerline

  • 25/11/2017
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A young boy has been injured by a fallen powerline south west of Auckland. Photo credit: Getty

A young boy has been injured by a fallen powerline southwest of Auckland.

The 11-year-old was treated for minor injuries after being given an electrical shock by the downed line on Furniss Rd in Pollok, near Pukekohe, at about 9am on Saturday, police said.

Ambulance and fire services also attended the incident.

NZN