Gas leak reported after UPS truck crashes into building in Spartanburg


SPARTANBURG COUNTY, SC (WSPA) – South Carolina Highway Patrol and North Spartanburg Fire Department crews responded to gas leak after a UPS truck crashed into a building at Sitel on Tuesday.

According to Spartanburg County dispatch, the accident happened around 1:30 p.m.

Highway Patrol said no injuries were reported, but the gas leak caused the building to be evacuated.

Sitel’s Director of Site Operations David Rogers issued the following statement about the incident:

“Our office in Spartanburg received a delivery today from a 3rd party company and the driver accidentally hit the meter and gas line attached to our building causing a gas leak,” Rogers said. “The safety of our employees was my number one concern and we were able to evacuate everyone safely without incident. I want to give a special thanks to the Spartanburg Fire Department and Piedmont Gas for jumping into action so quickly to minimize the impact to our business. We are so glad to be part of this community and the wonderful people that live and work here.”

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