Part of Hwy 51 closed after gas line cut - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Part of Hwy 51 closed after gas line cut

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MILLINGTON, TN (WMC) -

Emergency crews have closed parts of Highway 51 in Millington after a gas line was cut in the area.

Officials said construction crews accidentally cut the line.  

A witness said the road is closed near Lowe's.

Millington police and fire are on the scene.

According to Shelby County Fire Department, a nearby business was evacuated as precaution. No injuries are reported at this time.

Traffic is diverted to Southbound lanes, but will be slow moving for a while.

Please avoid the area if possible. Click here for our traffic tracker.

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