Capen Street in Hartford closed after gas line severed - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Capen Street in Hartford closed after gas line severed

Photo courtesy Hartford police Photo courtesy Hartford police
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

Capen Street at Martin Street in Hartford is closed after a gas line was severed.

Hartford police said a car crashed into a home at 171 Capen St., causing the gas line to break.

The 59-year-old male operator of the vehicle is conscious and being transported to St. Francis Hospital.

As of 7 p.m. the gas line was made safe and the operator was said to be in critical condition.

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