Vehicle crashes into building in Benicia causing gas leak


BENICIA (KRON) — A vehicle that crashed into a building has caused a gas leak.

The Benicia Fire and Police Department responded to reports of an accident involving a vehicle into a building.

The collision happened at 305 First Street near West C Street.

Officers determined that the vehicle hit a gas meter that began leaking uncontrollably, according to officials.

The building was evacuated along with the areas of First Street between C and D streets.

PG&E was called to the scene. Repair personnel was able to secure the leak.

Crews are working on extracting the vehicle in question.

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