Car goes into Metairie canal after driver hits gas line

METAIRIE --  A woman drove into a Metairie canal after hitting a gas line along West Esplanade Avenue according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.

Police say the driver was taken to the hospital as a precaution, but does not appear to have any serious injuries.

How the crash occurred is still unclear.

Eyewitness News will continue to update this story as it develops.

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