Brighton residents evacuated from buildings after car crash causes a gas leak
There have been no reported injuries
This evening (14th February) a car collided into a property in Bedford Place, near Brighton seafront.
Nearby homes were evacuated, as well as the Lion and Lobster pub.
One local resident stated: "A car has driven into a house near the Lion and Lobster and hit a gas main.
"They are closing off roads due to a major leak and evacuating the pub and houses."
Sussex police and responding emergency services have closed off roads in the area.
It has been reported that a bus is parked near the area and is offering shelter to those who have been evacuated from their homes.
A spokesperson for Sussex Police said officers are working with East Sussex Fire and Rescue at the scene.
There have been no reported injuries.
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