300 litres of fuel leaks onto A66 from HGV

The A66 at Scotch Corner.

Firefighters were called out today after 300 litres of fuel leaked out of a HGV.

A crew from Richmond attended the incident on the A66 westbound near the Smallways cafe at about 9.30am.

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said the diesel tank had been ruptured by debris on the road.

The crew assisted with scene safety.