Diesel spill after tank falls off lorry

EMERGENCY services are today dealing with a massive diesel spill in Felixstowe after a fuel tank dropped off a rubbish truck.

EMERGENCY services are today dealing with a massive diesel spill in Felixstowe after a fuel tank dropped off a rubbish truck.

Up to 100litres has leaked onto Manning Road after the incident, which happened at around 1.15pm.

Police have closed the road and are co-ordinating the clear-up with the Highways Agency.

A representative from the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) - which enforces the road worthiness of vehicles - is also expected to attend the scene.