Car crashes into home, severs gas line

- After a vehicle crashed into a home and severed a gas line, police say the driver fled the scene and was later located by an off-duty Department of Public Safety officer.

"The driver was taken into custody after a Taser was deployed," stated Sgt. Vince Lewis of the Phoenix Police Department.

This happened in the Encanto area near 19th Ave. and Thomas Road on Wednesday night. A few people in the area were temporarily relocated while crews turned off the gas.

Lewis says this incident was not the result of a police pursuit.

It's not known yet known if there are any injuries.

The driver's name has not been released.

The investigation is ongoing.

This is a developing story. Stay with FOX 10 News for updates.

 

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