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Massive Fuel Clean-Up Underway In Sydney After Truck Crash

More than 30,000 litres of fuel has been spilled.
A delicate clean-up operation is taking place after a fuel truck crashed in Sydney.
A delicate clean-up operation is taking place after a fuel truck crashed in Sydney.

A huge clean-up is taking place after a truck carrying more than 30,000 litres of fuel overturned in Sydney's southeast.

Police are urging motorists to be aware of traffic delays on Wentworth Avenue, Mascot, this weekend as the mopping up continues from Friday's truck crash.

Road closures are expected across the weekend with major delays expected and motorists are urged to avoid the area if possible.

Emergency services were called early Friday morning to the crash involving the tanker that was carrying 34,000 litres of fuel, according to the ABC.

Firefighters had to drain fuel from the overturned truck in the clean-up operation in Eastlakes, near Sydney Airport.

Emergency services said the truck tipped over at the corner on Wentworth Avenue and Southern Cross Drive.

TRAFFIC UPDATE: Police are urging motorists to be aware of traffic delays on Wentworth Avenue, Mascot. #9News

— Nine News Sydney (@9NewsSyd) August 19, 2016

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