Homes near Lichfield evacuated after car crashes into gas main

Houses near Lichfield had to be evacuated after a car crashed into a gas main.

The incident happened at 10.30pm last night (September 29) on the B5016 in Yoxall.

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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