A fuel spillage has caused significant tailbacks on the A27 this afternoon.
A27 Hollingbury westbound just west of Carden Avenue Lane 1 closed due to a fuel spillage after debris caused a ruptured fuel tank.
— Sgt Richard Hobbs 📱+🚘=❌ (@SgtRichardHobbs) October 14, 2021
Sergeant Richard Hobbs from Sussex Police’s road policing unit tweeted this picture shortly after 1pm today.
He said the spillage happened after debris caused a ruptured fuel tank.
One lane of the westbound carriageway just west of Carden Avenue has been closed.
At about 2.30pm, Sussex Roads Police tweeted a follow up, saying they expected the closure to become protracted, and to avoid the area.
— Sussex Roads Police (@SussexRoadsPol) October 14, 2021
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