Vehicle runs into residence, strikes gas line on W. McNeese St.

Vehicle runs into residence, strikes gas line on W. McNeese St.
A vehicle caught fire after striking a residence and gas line on W. McNeese Street Thursday. (Source: KPLC)

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - A vehicle struck a residence and gas line on W. McNeese Street Thursday afternoon.

The accident happened in the 400 block of W. McNeese Street, between Dean and Tamarack streets.

The vehicle entered the yard of a residence, going through the fence then catching fire, photos from the scene show.

Sgt. Brenda Desormeaux, spokeswoman for the Lake Charles Police Department, said the vehicle was seen traveling eastbound at a high rate of speed on McNeese. She said it was seen weaving in and out of traffic and is believed to have lost control, entering the yard of the residence, striking the house and the gas meter.

A vehicle caught fire after striking a residence and gas line on W. McNeese Street Thursday

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