No one hurt after car crashes into Tahoe post office |

No one hurt after car crashes into Tahoe post office

TAHOE VISTA, Calif. – No one was hurt after a car crashed into the Tahoe Vista post office at the corner of National Avenue and Highway 28 Monday afternoon, an official said.

A man accidentally backed his car into the building’s southwest corner at about 1:15 p.m., said Dave Zaski, public information officer for the North Tahoe Fire Protection District.

While no one was hurt in the minor crash, a natural gas line ruptured, forcing officials to evacuate the federal building for about a half hour, Zaski said, while Southwest Gas officials arrived to fix the leak.

The building and car both suffered minor damage, Zaski said; the incident was due to “driver error” and was not because of slick conditions Monday from the season’s first snow storm.

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