Los Alamos Police Department personnel and Los Alamos Fire Department crews have evacuated a cul de de sac on Rim Road in Los Alamos after a car collided into a house shortly before 5 p.m. today at 98 Rim Road.
The collision was minor with little damage to the house, but the vehicle ruptured a gas line connected to the house and evacuation was necessary as a precautionary measure. Department of Public Utilities crews were dispatched to the scene of the accident shortly after the 911 call and are currently working to shut off the gas line.
The female driver of the car was not injured. No injuries were reported inside the home, which was unoccupied. Police officers are securing the scene to do a complete investigation.
The cause of the crash is unknown. Motorists are asked to avoid the area at this time. Residents are expected to be able to return to their homes shortly after DPU completes their work.