UPDATE: The gas leak has been cleared up and residents can resume travel through that area, according to the Ocean County Sheriff's Office.

The Ocean County Sheriff is asking people to evacuate the area between North Lafayette to Decatur Avenue in Seaside Park because of a gas leak.

Motorists are asked to avoid that area until further notice.

As of 2:28pm, Police and Fire personnel are on site.

This story is breaking and will be updated when more information becomes available.