SAN FRANCISCO - A gas leak shut down traffic in San Francisco's Cow Hollow neighborhood Wednesday afternoon.
San Francisco Police Department said officers responded to a vehicle that crashed into a building and a natural gas line, which caused a gas leak at Fillmore and Filbert streets at 3:41 p.m.
The city's Department of Emergency Management initially sent out an alert at 4:00 p.m. advising people to avoid the area for fire activity. Fire officials later confirmed that the incident was, in fact, a large gas leak stemming from the collision in the 2200 block of Filbert St.
Firefighters, police and Pacific Gas & Electric crews were dispatched to the scene.
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SFPD said the area was evacuated and that an adult male was the driver of the vehicle that crashed. Police said there were no injuries related to this incident.
The area remains closed to both vehicle and foot traffic as crews work to fix the problem.
There is no estimated time of when the area will reopen.
Bay City News contributed to this report.