Police say a “very serious” gas leak at midtown Toronto retirement residence that was caused after a two-vehicle crash has been capped.
Officers, firefighters and paramedics were called Avenue Road, south of Davenport Road, just before 4:10 p.m. on Tuesday after a dark-coloured car crashed into another vehicle before colliding into the Hazelton Place Retirement Residence. The car struck the building’s gas line.
The incident was captured on surveillance video by a neighbouring business.
WATCH: Surveillance video shows two-vehicle crash that led to a gas leak in midtown Toronto
Officers said people were clearing out of the area and a shelter-in-place directive was put into place for people in the residence.
A Toronto Paramedics spokesperson told Global News there were no reports of injuries.
Pedestrian and vehicular access to the immediate area was restricted and Avenue Road was closed between Bloor Street West and Davenport Road.
Shortly after 9 p.m., police said all roads were reopened.