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Gas line ruptured in early morning crash on Charles Street

The road has since reopened to traffic.
Gas line ruptured in early morning crash on Charles Street
Gas line ruptured in early morning crash on Charles Street
Updated: Jun. 14, 2021 at 7:29 AM CDT
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - A portion of a major street on Rockford’s southeast side was blocked off for several hours Monday after a traffic accident ruptured a gas line.

Just before 2 a.m. Rockford Police said a traffic crash on Charles Street near Washington Street hit a gas line, prompting police to close off traffic in both directions.

No injuries were reported in the crash. As of 6 a.m., the road has since reopened to traffic.

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