Gas pump ignites at Ind. station, causing injuries

July 9, 2008 3:12:58 PM PDT
An explosion at an Indiana gas station sent at least two people to the hospital.A woman backed over a gas pump and knocked it off its base, which sparked a big fire.

A clerk from the Shell station dashed outside to help, and the station manager cut power to the pump, dousing the flames.

The driver and her passenger were hospitalized with minor injuries. Another person at the station suffered a medical emergency in all the chaos.

Three cars were torched and damage to the gas station is estimated at $125,000.


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