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Kansas Gas employee walks away with twisted ankle after truck nearly hits building

One person was seriously injured in an accident near Harry and Ida Monday morning.
One person was seriously injured in an accident near Harry and Ida Monday morning.(KWCH 12)
Published: Mar. 8, 2021 at 8:33 AM CST
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Wichita Police said a Kansas Gas Service vehicle almost hit a building in southwest Wichita after the employee did not fully leave the truck in park.

The employee was checking a gas meter at a business when their truck rolled forward towards another building.

They were able to chase the vehicle down and put it in park before it hit the building.

The employee only had a minor ankle twist and was able to drive away from the scene after crews responded.

One person was seriously injured in an accident near Harry and Ida Monday morning.

What appears to be a Kansas Gas Service vehicle crashed into the side of a building.

Emergency dispatch confirmed the person who was injured was pinned, but crews were able to get them out.

Eyewitness News has a crew on scene to gather more information.

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