San Jose Apartments Evacuated After Car Crash Causes Gas Leak
SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A San Jose apartment complex was evacuated early Friday morning after a vehicle collision caused a gas leak, fire officials said.
The collision was reported at 1:35 a.m. after a vehicle hit a gas main at Grove Meadow Apartments at 510 Brannam Lane East, a fire dispatcher said.
Residents told the fire department that they could hear gas escaping and there was a strong odor in the area.
The residents began evacuating, and when police and firefighters arrived the rest of the complex was evacuated.
PG&E responded and shut off the gas at 4:22 a.m.
One resident was taken to a hospital by ambulance because they were feeling ill from the gas odor, fire officials said.
Firefighters remained on the scene Friday morning.
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