EMERGENCY crews tended to the scene of a two-car smash at the intersection of Hummock and Windermere Rds at about 10.15pm Friday night.
Neighbours described hearing a small screech followed by a loud bang from the crash which has left one driver in a critical condition.
Bundaberg Fire and Rescue Service station officer Trevor Duncan said one occupant had to be freed.
"We arrived to see one person trapped," he said.
"The car was bent around a pole.
"We had to move the vehicle away."
He said power had not been disrupted.
"The pole is in good, sound condition," he said.
He said police would be investigating the cause of the smash.
The male driver of the other vehicle, an older model blue hatchback style car, was transported to Bundaberg Hospital with injuries.
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