TRAFFIC ALERT: South Memorial Drive in Greenville reopens after gas leak

GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) - A natural gas leak shut down all lanes of a busy Greenville street.

The leak was discovered around 3:40 p.m.

It shut down South Memorial Drive, between Mall Drive and Thomas Langston Road.

Police told drivers to avoid the area.

The leak was capped by Greenville Utilities and the street reopened around 4:20 p.m. One southbound lane remains closed to traffic.