Sammamish car accident causes gas leak, requires evacuation of homes

An 18-year-old Sammamish man has been cited for inattentive driving after his car veered off of the road and hit a Remote Transmitting Unit operated by Puget Sound Energy reports The Sammamish Reporter. The car accident caused a minor gas leak and several homes were evacuated because of a small chance that there might be an explosion.

The single-car accident occurred on 248th Avenue Southeast near Southeast 17th street in Sammamish on Monday night. Neither the young man or his passenger were injured in the accident.

One resident believes the that the city’s maintenance of the road is a problem. Jim McGraw said, “The city, through strong-arm tactics, has taken over the road, but refuses to fix it.”

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