8th April 2020

Tractor leaking large amount of diesel following collision with car in Stoke St Gregory

Fire crews from Taunton were mobilised to a report of a road traffic collision involving a car and a tractor in Stoke St Gregory at 09:35 this morning (Wednesday 10 June).

On arrival at the scene crews requested the Environmental Protection Unit from Taunton due to a large diesel spillage on the road.

The incident involved a car and a tractor – the tractor was leaking approximately 300 litres of diesel from its tank.

Crews worked to stem the flow of the diesel and moved the tractor onto an open field.

The roadway was made safe and contaminated diesel contained.