Williams Lake Fire Chief Erick Peterson said the gas leak has been contained at Western Avenue and residents can now start returning home.
Cpl. Brett Squire, media relations with the Williams Lake RCMP, said police confirm speed and alcohol were not factors and there is no criminal investigation into the collision.
Several homes remain evacuated Saturday in Williams Lake as crews work to contain a gas leak on Western Avenue.
Members of the Williams Lake Fire Department and RCMP remain on scene.
There is no estimated time as to when the work will be complete.
The smell of gas is still strong in the area.
Williams Lake RCMP are asking people to avoid the area of Western Avenue and Smedley and Gibbon Street Saturday morning, Nov. 6. as emergency crews deal with a potential gas leak in the area.
Cpl. Brett Squire said a car went into a house and homes in the surrounding area have been evacuated.
He said there appears to be no injuries at this time.
BREAKING: Williams Lake RCMP are asking residents to avoid the area of Gibbon and Smedley after a vehicle hit a house. An evacuation of the area is in progress. More to come.
— Williams Lake Tribune (@WLTribune) November 6, 2021
Residents in the area are reporting the strong smell of gas.
Police are asking people to avoid the area as members of the Williams Lake Fire Department and gas company work to make the area safe.