Traffic diversions in place as a result of gas leak
POLICE ARE REDIRECTING traffic as a result of a ruptured gas line at Woodbourne, St Philip.
The Barbados Fire Service is on the scene of the major gas leak that is spouting a number of feet into the air.
Police are asking motorists to avoid the area. Drivers coming from the Bridgetown direction are asked to divert at the roundabout at St Patrick’s, Christ Church.
Those coming from Six Roads, St Philip are asked to divert through Foursquare next to the Pickwick Pavilion.
A resident in the area said “it has been spouting from around 2 p.m. today”.
“It’s really noisy and you can smell the gas strong and up to now, nobody hasn’t said anything,” the resident said. (AC/RL)