Vehicle strikes gas main, causes road closures Monday
The Benton Police Department was forced to close East and North streets in Downtown Benton on Monday after a single-vehicle accident near NAPA Auto Parts and Kentucky Fried Chicken.
According to police, the vehicle struck a gas main in the area.
Along with BNPD, the Benton Fire Department and Centerpoint Energy responded to the scene.
The streets were closed for approximately one hour.
The victim of the accident was transported to a local hospital, according to Krista Petty, spokesman for BNPD.