Gas leak shuts road

CLOSED Broom Way in Lee-on-the-Solent
CLOSED Broom Way in Lee-on-the-Solent
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A ROAD has been closed due to a gas a leak.

Southern Gas Networks closed Broom Way, in Lee-on-the-Solent, after one of its gas mains was damaged.

The road is shut in both directions between Peel Common Roundabout and Cherque Lane.

The closure started at around 2.50pm.

A spokeswoman said: ‘Southern Gas Networks was called out to a report of a gas escape this afternoon.

‘One of our gas mains had been damaged by a third party.

‘We attended quickly and made the situation safe.

‘We currently have engineers on site and are due to commence our repair.

‘Local diversions for traffic are in place.’