B1135 at Hethel closed after oil spill

A tractor broke down on the B1135 at Hethel, causing an oil spill. Picture: Beckiee Bolderow's Photo

A tractor broke down on the B1135 at Hethel, causing an oil spill. Picture: Beckiee Bolderow's Photography - Credit: Archant

Some commuters had to find a different route home after a tractor with trailer broke down on a rural road, causing a large oil spillage.

A tractor broke down on the B1135 at Hethel, causing an oil spill. Picture: Beckiee Bolderow's Photo

A tractor broke down on the B1135 at Hethel, causing an oil spill. Picture: Beckiee Bolderow's Photography - Credit: Archant

The New Holland farm vehicle broke down on the B1135 at Hethel, near Norwich, just outside Hall Farm.

Police reported the incident at 7.18pm yesterday (Tuesday, August 15), and the road had to be closed while a clean-up and recovery effort took place.

The road was re-opened by 9.27pm.

A tractor broke down on the B1135 at Hethel, causing an oil spill. Picture: Beckiee Bolderow's Photo

A tractor broke down on the B1135 at Hethel, causing an oil spill. Picture: Beckiee Bolderow's Photography - Credit: Archant

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