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Driver injured after car hits home, gas line in Cary

Photo by Alex Vucha.

A driver suffering a medical emergency crashed into a house, causing a gas leak in Cary Tuesday afternoon, police said.

The Cary Fire Department and Cary Police Department were called just before 11 a.m. to 104 High Road for a report of a car that struck a building.

Emergency crews found a white Ford Escape SUV that struck a home on the property of Windridge Funeral Home. A gas meter had been struck during the crash, causing a natural gas leak.

Photo by Alex Vucha.

The surrounding area was closed off while Nicor crews worked to stop the leak. The road was re-opened two hours later.

The driver of the car suffered a medical emergency, which caused the crash, police said. They were transported to the hospital in unknown condition.