Crews working to repair natural gas leak after motor vehicle crash in Helena

Traffic Alert - Road Closed. South Shades Crest Road in Helena is temporarily closed due to a wreck in which a power pole and a natural gas line were struck. Deputies are on the scene and the public is encouraged to avoid the area until the wreck is cleared.

The Shelby Sheriff's Office says Alabama Gas Company crews are on scene working to contain the leak and restore services.

Deputies say the repair time is expected to take one to two hours and the roadway will remain closed until repairs are complete.

We will continue to update this story when additional information is released.

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