LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT: As periods of heavy rain and thunder move into East Tennessee between now and the 4th of July Weekend, FLOODING is a concern, due to a saturated ground. Watch for water-covered roads, creeks and streams to run high. Remember TADD, "turn around don't drown."
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)- A ruptured gas line leads to a bit of scare in East Knoxville this evening.
This after a car crashed into a gas line attached to a building on North Burns Road, near Rutledge Pike.
It happened around 7:15, when police say the driver appeared to have had issues with the car's brakes, and then slammed into the gas line.
It took crews about an hour to get the situation under control.
The driver was not on scene when police arrived.
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