Large diesel spillage in Whittlesey after two-car crash blocks road - Highways called to clear mess

PUBLISHED: 16:13 26 September 2019 | UPDATED: 16:13 26 September 2019

The crash scene on Stonald Road in Whittlesey where a tank of diesel was spilled all over the road. Picture: Supplied/Cambs Cops

The crash scene on Stonald Road in Whittlesey where a tank of diesel was spilled all over the road. Picture: Supplied/Cambs Cops

Supplied/Cambs Cops

Recovery of a lorry and car are underway in Whittlesey after the two vehicles collided - leaving a tank of diesel all over the road.

The crash scene on Stonald Road in Whittlesey where a tank of diesel was spilled all over the road. Picture: Supplied/Cambs Cops The crash scene on Stonald Road in Whittlesey where a tank of diesel was spilled all over the road. Picture: Supplied/Cambs Cops

Police officers blocked Stonald Road in the Fenland town after the lorry and car crashed near the traffic lights at around 11am this morning (September 26).

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Highways have been called to the scene of the incident which occurred on the junction with Delph earlier today.

A spokesman said: "Recovery is under way, however half the carriageway is covered in diesel after a split to the fuel tank of one of the vehicles.

The crash scene on Stonald Road in Whittlesey where a tank of diesel was spilled all over the road. Picture: Supplied/Cambs Cops The crash scene on Stonald Road in Whittlesey where a tank of diesel was spilled all over the road. Picture: Supplied/Cambs Cops

"We were called at about 11.10am with reports of a collision between a lorry and a car on Stonald Road, Whittlesey.

"Officers attended and highways were contacted as the lorry was leaking diesel. No mention of any injuries."

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