Truck damaged but misses pumps in Santa Barbara gas station crash

Came inches from hitting the main fuel island

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - A small pickup truck barely missed gas station pumps in a morning crash in the Santa Barbara Eastside.

The crash occurred about 10 a.m. at the AM/PM Arco station on the corner of Montecito Street and Milpas Street.

It's unknown what led to the crash. No injuries were reported.

The vehicle was damaged in the hood and bumper area when it hit a thick metal guard in front of the gas pumps.

Santa Barbara City firefighters used an absorbent to control a fluid leak.

The Santa Barbara Police Department is investigating the crash.

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