Bad Accident On The East Side, Some People Had To Evacuate



 





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Sources are reporting a bad accident. 

It happened shortly after the shooting on Broadway and 9th

(See our website for those details) 

A vehicle crashed near the 800 block of Broadway. 

The vehicle hit a pole, snapping the utility pole. 

A gas leak also occurred.  

Sources said the gas leak was pretty major. 

Some people have been evacuated.

At the time of writing this (5:40 am), the gas was just shut off and they were going to be letting some back into their residences soon.

Unknown on the severity of the injuries. 

Officials have shut down traffic in the area. 

From RPD: Broadway and 4th Street closed due to traffic incident involving a gas leak.

Please stay out of the area until advised. Broadway is closed at Kishwaukee.






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