Rollover crash causes power outage, gas line fire in Dickinson
DICKINSON, Texas – A rollover crash in Dickinson Wednesday led to a power outage and a gas line fire, police said.
According to police, the driver of a Dodge pickup truck was traveling along the 3100 block of Dickinson Avenue just before 1:30 a.m. when the driver lost control and slammed into a power line, causing an outage and also breaking a gas line causing a fire.
Witnesses told police at least two people were inside the truck, but because of the fire, officials have not been able to access the vehicle.
Flames still burning on 3100 block of Dickinson Ave in Dickinson. Officials say truck went off road overturned hit pole. Caused power outage and ruptured gas line. Details at 430 @KPRC2 pic.twitter.com/JnJN3JaRfM— Sofía Ojeda (@KPRC2Sofia) December 20, 2017
Dickinson Avenue will remain closed as emergency crews work to put out the flames, investigate the crash and restore power.
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