Man arrested after car crashes into gas substation

People have been evacuated from their homes after a car crashed into a gas substation Credit: ITV News

A 33-year-old man has been arrested after a car crashed into a gas substation in Rothley, Leicestershire this morning.

He is in police custody.

A cordon remains at the substation while gas engineers continue to carry out their work.

People living nearby were evacuated from their homes as a precaution and people living locally were advised to stay indoors with windows closed.

Police and firefighters are at the scene Credit: Ashley Kirk

Those people have now returned home, and people living nearby are free to leave their homes. Surrounding roads have reopened.