PG&E caps gas leak in San Jose, shelter in place order lifted

Bay City News
Monday, September 13, 2021
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PG&E has capped a gas leak caused by a hit-and-run and a shelter in place for a San Jose neighborhood has been lifted, fire officials said.

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- PG&E has secured a gas leak caused by a hit-and-run collision Monday morning, and a shelter in place for a central San Jose neighborhood has been lifted, fire officials said.

Crews responded after the crash was reported at 4:43 a.m. in the 300 block of Wooster Avenue. The area is a few blocks from the McKee Road/Julian Street offramp from U.S. Highway 101.

After the crash, E. Julian Street between 26th and 28th was closed down. Fire officials said shortly after 7 a.m. that the road would open soon.

No other details were provided about the collision. Updates will be provided as more information becomes available.