GAS LEAK: Car Hits Meter In Des Moines

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MidAmerican Energy says a car that crashed caused a gas leak Monday morning in Des Moines.

It happened just before the noon hour at MLK Jr. Parkway and Hickman Road.

MidAmerican says a car hit a tree then a gas meter at a car wash, causing the leak. MLK Jr. Parkway was crossed for a short time, while crews capped the leak.

The driver of the car suffered minor injuries.