A man has been arrested after crashing his car into a power pole on Hamilton Street in Dapto on Friday.
A NSW Police spokesman said the incident occurred around 2.40pm, near the corner of Bong Bong Road.
He said the driver of the vehicle "decamped" after bringing the pole and wires down.
One man was in police custody and being taken to Lake Illawarra Police Station.
An Endeavour Energy spokeswoman confirmed wires were down, however no customers were affected.
Endeavour Energy crews were currently on scene at 3.15pm, along with Fire and Rescue NSW.