1:25 P.M. UPDATE: In a second Nixle alert, Huntsville Police asked residents evacuated due to the gas to go talk to police at the intersection of Haynes and Reuben.
12: 30 P.M. UPDATE: Huntsville Police said a motorcycle hit a gas line in the 1700-block of Haynes Avenue just after 11:30 a.m., causing the gas leak and evacuation.
HEMSI Spokesman Don Webster confirmed the driver was taken to Huntsville Hospital Trauma Services in serious condition.
As of 12:30 p.m., Huntsville Fire and Huntsville Utilities were heading to the house to clear the gas leak.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police said multiple homes were evacuated in the area of Haynes Avenue and Reuben Drive Sunday afternoon.
According to a Nixle alert, two blocks were evacuated just after noon due to an accident.
Huntsville Utilities was on the way and there was a heavy police presence.
HPD set up a perimeter around the block bordered by Haynes Avenue to the south, Reuben Drive to the west, Nixon Avenue to the north, and Penhall Drive to the east.