Car Runs Into Gas Station Near BWI

LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — A car struck a Shell gas station near BWI airport and damaged a natural gas line around 2 p.m. Thursday.

The accident happened on the 1000 block of Aviation Boulevard. BWI Airport Fire and Rescue responded to the incident, and BGE was contacted to address the gas leak.

As a result, Aviation Boulevard was closed from Camp Meade Road to Elm Road. Aviation Boulevard on the north side of the airport reopened around 3:30 p.m.

Officials say a Lexus convertible jumped the curb, struck a natural gas line and scraped the building.

There were no injuries reported and very little damage to the building.

Airport operation was not affected.

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