MIDDLESEX CENTRE, ONT. -- A gas leak prompted road closures in the area of Highbury Avenue and Oxford Street Friday morning.

Emergency crews were called to the scene shortly after 9 a.m. for reports construction crews had hit a natural gas line at the Oxbury Centre plaza.

Police and fire crews, as well as Enbridge gas representatives, were on scene until late Friday morning, and entrances to the mall were reportedly being closed.

London Transit Commission buses were also being rerouted through the area.

The scene was cleared around 11 a.m.