A collision on Kingsway Gardens in Andover caused a serious gas leak in the early hours of this morning (Sunday 20th October 2019).
It is understood the incident that caused the gas leak involved a collision with a van and a gas main.
Southern Gas Network worked through the night to isolate the leak and were advising on an evacuation.
Several homes were evacuated during the incident, a strong smell of gas has been reported in the area.
Locals were advised not to smoke or to use light switches and if they could smell gas, to open the windows and leave the property.
Major gas leak in Andover following a collision on king Arthur’s. Potential mass evacuation starting. Please bare with whilst we try to help families, it’s 4 degrees and challenging #99985
— Hampshire Specials (@HantsSpecials) October 20, 2019
All emergency services were on the scene.
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