Stolen car crashes into home, strikes gas line in Waukesha; suspect fled the scene

WAUKESHA — A stolen vehicle chase ends when the fleeing suspect crashes in to a house early Saturday morning, Sept. 22.

According to the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department, police were pursuing a stolen vehicle but lost sight of it and canceled the pursuit. A little bit later, 911 calls came in for a car crashing into a home near Cleveland and Perkins.

Stolen car crashes into home, strike gas line in Waukesha

Authorities say the car struck a gas line — forcing people nearby to evacuate.┬áBuses were brought in to provide shelter for those evacuated in the cold weather.

Stolen car crashes into home, strike gas line in Waukesha

Officials say no one was injured in the area.

The driver, a known male suspect in his 20s, took off before police arrived.

The search and investigation are ongoing.