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Motorbike And Car Collision Closes  The M27 In Hampshire
Motorbike And Car Collision Closes The M27 In Hampshire

Breaking and Live Updates Major evacuation on the cards after Andover gas leak


Officers from Hampshire Constabulary are warning of an evacuation of residents in the Andover area  this morning(Sunday).

02.26

Southern Gas Networks are understood to be having issues with isolating the Gas main that supply a large number of homes and businesses in the area

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The effected area is King Arthur’s and Camelot Close

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Fire crews from Andover have been mobilised to the incident

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The collision into the gas main is involving a Van

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Residents in the effected areas are being warned not to smoke or turn on light switches if you can smell gas to open windows and leave the property.

Do not attempt to use your phone in the effected area

02.09

A rest centre has been set up at a near by Public house details to follow.

Emergency planners for Andover council have also been contacted

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It’s understood that the car has hit a main near to the shops on the road

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Police officers are currently attending the effected properties asking residents to leave

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Hampshire Fire and Rescue and other partners are also working with police in respect of the incident that happened in the early hours of Sunday

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Officers from Hampshire police are currently working with Southern Gas Network and have advised a number of home may need to be evacuated as a result of a collision involving a vehicle that has hit a gas main


It follows a serious collision that has damaged a major gas main in the town just after 1am.

The Major gas leak in Andover following a collision on King Arthur’s Road in the town.

Officers have since confirmed that: A mass evacuation is starting to take place . Please bare with whilst we try to help families, it’s 4 degrees and challenging say officers please listen to our advise for your own safety and leave.

Many residents he reported smell a strong smell of gas and have left and taken refit is a place of  safety away from the effected area.

More to follow