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UPDATE: Westboro roads re-open following gas leak

Richmond Road had been closed between Broadview Avenue and Westminster Avenue. That stretch of Byron Avenue was also closed for repairs. 
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Ottawa Police Service cruiser. Mike Vlasveld/ OttawaMatters

Update 9:24 a.m.

Ottawa police tweeted that all roads are now open.


A collision in the city's west end has resulted in a gas leak. 

Just after 8 a.m. Thursday morning, Richmond Road was closed between Broadview and Westminster avenues and Byron Avenue was closed between Westminster and Broadview avenues for repairs. 

Police are advising motorists to avoid the area. 

It's not yet known what lead to the crash. 

Crews have not said when the roads will reopen.  



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