Pickup truck hits gas meter in south OKC

Wednesday, September 17th 2008, 1:47 pm
By: News 9


OKLAHOMA CITY -- At least one person was injured after a pickup truck reportedly crashed into a gas meter in south Oklahoma City Wednesday afternoon.

Hazardous material crews were on the scene of a gas leak that was a result of the crash.

Oklahoma Natural Gas spokesman Don Sherry said the truck struck a commercial meter in the 6900 block of S Western Avenue.

Services to residential and other accounts are not affected. At 1: 30 p.m., Sherry said crews should be able to plug the leak quickly and everything returned to normal within the hour.

At 12:30 p.m., Western Avenue was closed from Interstate 240 to SW 59, firefighters said.

The driver of the truck was taken to the hospital. His condition is unknown.