CORNPLANTER TOWNSHIP, Pa (KDKA) – Fire crews were on scene and residents were evacuated after a side-by-side crashed and hit a gas line in Venango County.
According to Pennsylvania State Police Franklin, the crash happened early Saturday morning just before 3:45 a.m.READ MORE: Juneteenth Celebrations Underway In Pittsburgh
The rider was driving in the woods on a gas line road near the intersection of Route 8 and Harper Road, state police say.READ MORE: Rostraver Township First Responders Rescue Kitten Stuck In Storm Drain For 1 Day
The operator lost control, according to the report, and hit the gas line. The crash caused it to burst.
State police say the Cornplanter Fire Department responded. Residents within a 5-mile radius were evacuated.MORE NEWS: Aliquippa Group Wants To Make Sure Every Kid Has A Bicycle This Summer
Police did not say if anyone was injured in the incident.