(KMOV)-- Traffic is moving on Highway 141 after it was shut down when a man crashed into a pole in Jefferson County.
This happened around 3:30 p.m. Thursday near a strip mall at Highway 141 and Fielder.
Auhtorities said the driver, a 20-year-old male crashed his car into a pole, hit a gas line and then traveled into a building. The pole crashed onto the roof of a nearby building. The damage lead to a gas leak that caused a two alarm fire and the evacuation of a strip mall.
Traffic was shutdown in both directions on Highway 141. The highway reopend around 6 p.m. Thursday afternoon.
Police said the driver had a medical condition and was determined to be the cause of the accident.
The driver sustained minor injuries and is expected to recover.
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