Portion of Shelby Co. Highway 47 closed due to ruptured gas line

SHELBY, Ala. (WIAT) – The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office says parts of Shelby County Highway 47 are closed after a car ruptured a natural gas line.

The impacted intersections are between Shelby County Highway 61 and Shelby County Highway 42.

Traffic is stopped in all directions, according to the sheriff’s office.

Motorists are encouraged to slow down and avoid the area if possible.

CBS42 has a crew headed to the scene and will update this story with more information when it becomes available.

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