HICKSVILLE - A natural gas leak that has occurred in Hicksville this morning resulted in the closure of a busy road.

West John Street was shut down in both directions at Burns Avenue for hours, but it has since reopened.

The site of the leak is located a block away from the Hicksville post office and the back entrance to the Broadway Mall. To watch Chopper 12 video from over the scene in Hicksville, go to channel 612 on your iO digital cable box and select 'iO Extra.'