Huge oil spillage ‘quarter of a mile long’ on Devon road

A huge oil spillage around a quarter of a mile long has covered a large proportion of a busy Devon road.

The spillage occurred today (September 9) at the A3052 Tower Services, towards Colyford, on the slip road.

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said: ”At 7:45pm Police received reports of an oil spillage on a road.

”The spillage is a quarter of a mile long.

”At 8:45pm Highway Services were coming out as the road is so slippery.”

The public are urged to ”take extra care.”

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