Part of Wisconsin Ave. in Appleton is closed due to a vehicle crashing into building

APPLETON, Wis. - UPDATE: 10:52 a.m.

Appleton Police say both westbound lanes of West Wisconsin Avenue have reopened. One eastbound lane is still closed while one eastbound lane is open. No one was injured in the crash. The driver received a citation for "speed too fast for conditions."

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UPDATE 9:55 a.m.

The Appleton Police Department say the gas leak has been fixed by We Energies. The road should re-open shortly.

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Appleton Police have temporarily closed the 1400 block of W. Wisconsin Avenue as the Appleton Fire Department investigate a gas leak caused by a vehicle crashing into a building Tuesday morning.

The vehicle crashed into the Xplosive Audio Building. There are some people being evacuated in the area within the block. Police say a gas main was severed when the vehicle struck the building.

West Wisconsin Avenue will be temporarily closed between Linwood Avenue and Mason street for the crash investigation. We Energies is working with Appleton Fire Department on the severed gas main.

 

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