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Car hits natural gas line; Parkway East lanes in Birmingham closed Wednesday

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BIRMINGHAM, AL -

A car caused a natural gas leak Wednesday, closing part of a busy highway in Birmingham.

The wreck happened about 8:30am CT, on Parkway East at Briarcliff Lane.

The vehicle apparently drove off the road, and hit a natural gas line, causing a leak.

Authorities closed all southbound lanes on Parkway East, while crews worked to stop the gas leak.

The leak was contained about 9:15am CT.

There were no apparent injuries.

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