San Jose

Gas Line Ruptured After Vehicle Crashes Into Business Near Downtown San Jose

Police lift shelter in place after gas leak is capped in what they're calling a hit and run

NBC Bay Area

San Jose police and fire crews responded to the scene where a vehicle struck and ruptured a gas line and the driver fled, according to the police department.

The crash was first reported at about 4:45 a.m. in the 300 block of Wooster Avenue, just northeast of downtown San Jose, police said.

East Julian Street was closed between 26th and 28th streets, and a shelter-in-place was ordered for the 300 block of Wooster because of the gas leak. The leak was secured a little after 7 a.m., and the shelter order then was lifted.

Police did not provide any information about the driver or vehicle other than to say they were investigating the crash as a hit and run.

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