Whitley Bay street cordoned off after fuel spillage

The roads of Whitley Bay town centre cordoned off after a bus leaked fuel.
The roads of Whitley Bay town centre cordoned off after a bus leaked fuel.
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A SERIES of streets in Whitley Bay have reopened after a diesel spillage this morning.

Commuters were forced to change their routes this morning (Friday) after a bus leaked diesel on Marden Road South in the town.

The roads of Whitley Bay town centre cordoned off after a bus leaked fuel.

The roads of Whitley Bay town centre cordoned off after a bus leaked fuel.

Police and the fire service cordoned off several roads to allow for a clean-up operation to take place after the spillage at 8.30am this morning.

A police spokesperson said the situation had caused a couple of minor collisions due to cars slipping on the diesel, but no one was injured.

The roads were reopened just after 12.30pm today.

The roads of Whitley Bay town centre cordoned off after a bus leaked fuel.

The roads of Whitley Bay town centre cordoned off after a bus leaked fuel.