Pickup driver flees after slamming into gas meter

January 24, 2010 5:03:05 AM PST
A pickup truck crashed and knocked down a gas meter at a home in north Houston overnight. The driver lost control and swerved into oncoming lanes at Parker and Exter. The truck went into a ditch, rolled and hit a meter. Gas spewed into the air.

Firefighters had to turn off the connection. The truck's driver ran away, leaving his vehicle behind.