Gas leak capped after car crash in Outer Richmond

A gas line that leaked after being struck by a vehicle in San Francisco's Outer Richmond neighborhood this afternoon has been secured, fire officials said.

San Francisco fire spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge said PG&E crews have secured a gas line at a residence on Cabrillo Street between 41st and 42nd avenues that was struck by a vehicle at 12:11 p.m.

After the driver of the vehicle struck the building and gas line, emergency crews responded to the scene and evacuated the building.

One person who suffered minor injuries in the crash was transported via ambulance to a hospital.

PG&E crews had secured the gas line as of 1:17 p.m. and were continuing to make repairs at the scene this afternoon.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.Bay Area Newsgas linePG&ESan Francisco Fire Department

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