AN “EXTENSIVE” oil spill has covered part of the A27.

The spill was reported at about 1pm today near the junction with Waterhall Road in Brighton.

Brighton and Hove City Council said: “Please be aware that an extensive oil spill has been discovered on the road and in the gullies at Waterhall.

“Teams are attending to clear the spill and Sussex Police have been notified.”

The AA website warned of slow traffic in the area.

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