Homes evacuated in Liverton due to gas leak following two-vehicle crash

Properties in Cleveland Street, Liverton, are being evacuated due to a gas leak following a crash. Credit: Google Maps

Homes are being evacuated due to a gas leak following a car crash.

Emergency services are at the scene of the incident in Liverton, in East Cleveland.

Cleveland Police has put a cordon in place and a number of properties in the Cleveland Street area are being evacuated as a precaution.

There are no reports of any injuries, a spokesperson for the service said.

The gas leak follows a two-vehicle crash, which happened in the area at 3:10pm on Tuesday 24 January.

A Cleveland Police spokesperson said: "We would ask people to avoid the area while police and partners including fire brigade colleagues and specialist gas engineers work to bring the situation to a safe conclusion."

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