East Toowoomba gas leak shuts down suburban blocks

POLICE have closed an East Toowoomba intersection to all traffic with diversions in place.

The intersection of Bridge and Curzon Sts has been closed off due to a gas leak in the area.

The Department of Transport and Main Roads reported the area in East Toowoomba and Mount Lofty had been impacted due to the leak with no traffic allowed through the area.

A strong smell of gas was reported to Queensland Fire and Emergency Services about 4.45pm.

The area was closed off soon after, with Curzon, Stonehaven, Boyden, Bridge and Mackenzie Sts impacted.