Gas Line Accident Near Indiana Car Dealership Prompts Road Closure


Share post:

Chesterton, IN – A gas line breach has led to the closure of East Porter Ave between Ind 49 and Dickinson Road, according to the Chesterton Fire Department. 

According to Chesterton officials, the incident began around 9:18 a.m. Tuesday morning when a NITCO crew working near the Castle Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Chesterton dealership at 701 E. Porter Ave accidentally struck a natural-gas line. 

As a result, East Porter Ave. has been temporarily closed, and a NIPSCO crew is currently working on repairing the damaged line. 

Further details regarding the incident are yet to be released as of 10:01 a.m.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related articles

Chicago Man’s Hinsdale Boutique Break-In Tests Limits of Safe-T-Act’s Release Policies

HINSDALE, Ill. — A Chicago man arrested in connection with a May 25th burglary of a Hinsdale Store has...

Nine Children on Board: School Bus Caught in Three-Vehicle Crash in Kendall County

KENDALL COUNTY – A mid-afternoon collision today involved a school bus with nine students on board.  According to the Kendall...

Mystery Grenade Discovered by Construction Crew in Glendale Heights

GLENDALE HEIGHTS, Ill. – A construction crew, working diligently on the 100 block of West Stevenson, stumbled upon a...

Indiana Pursuit of Stolen Chicago Car Ends in Crash: Miami Man Among the Arrested

PORTER COUNTY, IN - A high-speed chase along I-94 concluded dramatically near Burns Harbor exit Wednesday at 3:00 p.m.  According...