Hit-and-Run Driver Runs Into House, Causes Gas Leak

gas leakSPRINGFIELD (WGGB) — A car ran into a home on Saint James Ave. Wednesday morning, causing a gas leak.

The Springfield Fire Department says the car knocked a gas meter off of the house, which they later found in the bushes. The gas to the home was turned off just before 4:30 a.m.

The driver ran from the scene after the crash, but there are currently no reports of any injuries.

The gas company and fire crews are waiting for gas levels to recede before letting people back into the house.

Springfield Police are investigating the incident.