Hwy. 17 reopens to traffic after gas leak

Hwy. 17 reopens to traffic after gas leak
Charleston Police are responding to a four-car crash in West Ashley. (Source: AP)

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - Highway 17 has reopened to traffic after a gas leak closed a portion of the roadway in West Ashley Friday morning.

Police spokesman Charles Francis said a utility worker struck gas line at Highway 17 and DuPont Road and said the roadway was blocked off shortly after 11 a.m. Highway 17 between Wappoo Road and Orleans Road was shut down to traffic, he said.

The roadway reopened shortly after 12:30 p.m., Francis said.

SCE&G is on scene along with Charleston Fire and Police.

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