Drivers got stuck in bad traffic today after a truck crashed, rolling over and spilling tonnes of carpet glue.
The event occurred in South Auckland, New Zealand at 11.20 am regional time when the truck crashed on the SH1 freeway on-ramp.
Traffic was stopped as the truck likewise ignited and was burning at the side of the roadway, the NZ Herald reports.
Two southbound lanes of the freeway were obstructed and a variety of surrounding roadways were gridlocked as diversions were put in location.
Emergency services were frantically attempting to obstruct the neighboring drains pipes, to lower the quantity of glue entering the water supply.
It’s thought the truck was bring a substantial 22 tonnes of carpet glue, and the clean-up effort will continue ‘for some time today’.
Auckland Council’s contamination reaction group is on scene examining the event.
Compliance supervisor Adrian Wilson stated: ‘The spillage is contained at present, and our officers are carrying out further investigations to determine any impacts on the stormwater network.’
Local authorities verified there were no injuries reported.
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