Live updates as oil spill closes M621 causing chaos for Leeds United fans leaving game

A slip road on the M621 is closed while a large oil spill is cleaned up.
The M621 near Belle Isle (Photo: Google).The M621 near Belle Isle (Photo: Google).
The M621 near Belle Isle (Photo: Google).

The M621 anticlockwise entry slip road at Belle Isle has been affected by the spill, Highways England Yorkshire said just before 3pm.

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The closure will affect Leeds United fans as they leave Elland Road after their 1-1 draw with Nottingham Forest.

Traffic officers are on the scene and the road will remain closed while the clean-up is completed.

They are in the process of gritting the road to make sure it is safe for traffic to run on.

UPDATE: Highways England said the slip road reopened just before 5pm.