Gas leak causing evacuations, road closures in Smyrna

SMYRNA, TN (WSMV) - Portions of Old Nashville Highway will remain closed while crews repair a broken gas line.

The gas leak was reported at the intersection of Old Nashville Highway and Chicken Pike around 10:20 a.m. after a construction crew hit a gas line.

Old Nashville Highway will remain closed between Baker Road and Chicken Pike until late Tuesday night while permanent repairs are made to the line.

Around 20 homes were affected by the leak. Some of those homes were evacuated until the leak was plugged.

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