Car runs into gas meter, causes gas leak, apartment evacuation
SCE&G officials secured a gas leak at Flood and Allway streets near the Gadsden Green housing complex today.
A car ran into a gas meter near the intersection about 4:45 p.m., Charleston police spokesman Charles Francis said.
Charleston Fire Department spokesman Mark Ruppel said the leak was repaired and the intersection reopened for traffic about 6:30 p.m.
Nearby apartments were evacuated while the leak was repaired, Francis said.