Oil spill leaves Sunderland road in dangerous condition

Traffic on the B1405 has faced delays. Image copyright Google Maps.
Traffic on the B1405 has faced delays. Image copyright Google Maps.

Police are on the scene of an oil spill on a busy Sunderland road.

Motorists have been warned by North East Traffic Live that the carriageway has been left in a dangerous condition on the B1405 on Essen Way, between Premiere Road and Leechmere Road.

It has said Sunderland City Council has been informed about the problem.