Car Hits House, Severs Gas Line in Hartford

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    Hartford Police Department
    CNG workers are at the scene of a gas leak in Hartford after a car struck a house in the area of Capen and Main streets.

    Some buildings were evacuated and Hartford police were asking people to avoid the area of Capen and Martin streets after a car hit a house and a gas line was severed, according to the Hartford Police Department.

    The driver of the car, a 59-year-old man, is in critical condition at Saint Francis Hospital, according to police.

    Police said crews from Connecticut Natural Gas had stopped the leak by 7 p.m. and authorities are continuing to investigate.

    The Hartford fire and police departments are at the scene

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