Numerous Roads Closed, Evacuations Underway Amid Gas Leak in Aurora: Police

Numerous roads have been shut down and a retirement community is being evacuated after a vehicle struck a gas line in Aurora, authorities said.

According to police, several streets near Montgomery Road and Mair Drive were shut down Friday morning due to a gas leak. The Alden Courts of Waterford retirement community was also being evacuated, the department said.

Officials urged residents to avoid the area.

Police said they were waiting for a tow truck to move the vehicle from the gas main before Nicor gas shut off the line.

Check back for more on this developing story.

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