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Gladstone businesses evacuated after car slams into gas meter

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GLADSTONE, MO (KCTV) -

Several businesses were forced to evacuate after a car slammed into a gas meter attached to a Gladstone hardware store.

The driver was not seriously injured after his car jumped a curb about 2 p.m. Monday and went to the meter which was attached to Westlake Ace Hardware, located on Northeast Antioch Road just south of Northeast 64th Street.

The driver, a man, was taken to an area hospital for evaluation of a minor injury.

The businesses were evacuated for a short time as a precaution.

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