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Crashed car lands on gas main in Cradley Heath street trench

The car landed on the gas main Image copyright West Midlands Fire Service
Image caption The car landed on the gas main in the middle of the street

A car crashed through roadworks and landed in a trench on a major gas main.

Fire crews were called to High Street, Cradley Heath, West Midlands at 23:27 GMT on Saturday.

Haden Cross Fire tweeted: "Not the usual RTC. This vehicle crashed through road works onto a major gas main. No leaks and car made safe. Driver had left the scene."

The car was made safe by the fire service and removed from the trench.

The gas and electricity board were also in attendance.

Image copyright West Midlands Fire Service
Image caption Crews ensured the scene was made safe and the car was removed
Image copyright West Midlands Fire Service
Image caption The driver of the car had left the scene before emergency crews arrived

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