One person was taken to the hospital and three houses were evacuated after a vehicle crashed into a house causing a gas leak on Tuesday night in San Jose, fire and PG&E officials said.
The vehicle struck the house at 5072 Elrose Ave. shortly after 10 p.m., crashing into the meter and causing a gas leak.
PG&E was contacted at around 10:30 p.m. and managed to stop the gas flow at 12:27 a.m. this morning, PG&E spokesman J. D. Guidi said.
As a precaution, the house at 5072 Elrose Ave. and two other houses were evacuated, Guidi said.
As of around 2 a.m., a PG&E service representative was on the scene to determine if the area was safe, so that the residents could return to their houses. PG&E crews remain on the scene making repairs, Guidi said.
One person was taken to the hospital. The extent of their injuries was not immediately available, fire officials said.