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About 30 people evacuated due to gas leak after car hits apartment building

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Posted at 3:14 PM, Mar 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-10 17:48:02-05

SALT LAKE CITY — An estimated 30 people were evacuated in Salt Lake City Thursday after a car crashed into an apartment building and caused a natural gas leak.

The crash occurred in the area of 2250 South 500 East, and FOX 13 News first heard reports of the incident just after 3 p.m.

Salt Lake City Fire Department personnel said about 30 people were evacuated at the apartment building as the gas leak is addressed. The driver involved in the crash has reportedly left the scene.

FOX 13 News has reached out to authorities for more details, and we will update this story as more information becomes available.