Gas leak in Clarksville leads to closure of Veterans Pkwy at Sam Gwin Dr.

CLARKSVILLE, Ind. (WHAS11) -- A gas leak at Veterans Parkway and Sam Gwin Drive led to a part of Veterans Parkway closing to traffic on Tuesday. 

Vectren says the fire department evacuated 13 businesses in the area as a precaution. 

The leak was caused by construction, according to the Clark County Dispatch. Vectren says a 2-inch gas main was hit by a third party.

Vectren arrived at the scene and shut the gas off; they say they "made the area safe." They are conducting an assessment of the damage and repairs are underway.

No injuries are reported.

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