Residents evacuated after vehicle hits pole, gas meter in north Albuquerque

Parnall Law News Team

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Several people were evacuated from their homes Sunday afternoon after a vehicle struck a gas meter in north Albuquerque, according to the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office.

The incident occurred in the 9400 block of Rio Grande Boulevard Northwest. Deputies responded to the scene shortly before 4:00 p.m.

Little information has been released, but authorities said a vehicle collided with a pole and a gas meter in the area, prompting deputies to evacuate a number of nearby residents.

Local PNM (Public Service Company of New Mexico) crews were called to the scene to evaluate the situation.

No major injuries or pending charges were immediately reported.

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