Gas leak closes busy intersection in Allentown

Published: Dec 31 2012 05:04:16 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 31 2012 10:28:10 PM EST

A leak of natural gas prompted officials to close a busy intersection in Allentown for a short time Monday evening.

The leak was reported around 4:40 p.m. Monday behind the Dunkin' Donuts at South 4th Street and Emaus Avenue in Allentown.

The intersection was closed for about a half-hour. Salisbury Township officers provided traffic assistance.