Car crashes into SF building, causes gas leak, police say

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SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A gas leak shut down traffic in the area Filbert St. between Fillmore and Steiner streets in San Francisco on Wednesday afternoon.

Officers arrived on scene and saw a man who struck the building and a natural gas line causing a gas leak, according to the San Francisco Police Department.

Officers evacuated the 2200 block of Filbert St.

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A gas leak shut down traffic in the area Filbert St. between Fillmore and Steiner streets in San Francisco on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023.
A gas leak shut down traffic in the area Filbert St. between Fillmore and Steiner streets in San Francisco on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023.

Authorities say the San Francisco Fire Department and PG&E were notified and is on scene to assist with the gas leak.

As of 4 p.m., streets are closed off to vehicles and foot traffic as crews work to fix the problem.

There is no estimated time of re-opening and currently no reports of injuries from the vehicle collision or the gas leak, police said.

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