‘Operator error’ causes Fairview crash, gas leak

No one was hurt

A driver slammed into their own house in Fairview, July 16, 2017 (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office)

FAIRVIEW, Ore. (KOIN) — “Operator error” was the reason given when a homeowner crashed into their own home in the early hours of Sunday, causing a gas leak that evacuated the area for 2 hours.

The crash in the 20400 block of NE Interlachen Lane seriously damaged the car owner’s home and created minor damage on the house next door, the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office said.

No one was hurt. The gas leak was capped and the street is now open, officials said.