Houses evacuated in Yoxall

Monday 30th September 2013 – 8am – Chris Kowalik.

A number of houses were evacuated in Staffordshire last night after a car collided with a nearby gas main.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the B5016 in Yoxall shortly before 10.30pm last night (Sunday).

A paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle attended along with an ambulance crew.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Residents were taken to a nearby Indian restaurant to get away from the leaking gas. The driver of the car, a woman in her fifties had minor injuries and was taken to Queen’s Hospital in Burton.”



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