Delays on the M1 after truck leaked massive amount of oil

The M1 has been thrown into chaos, after a truck started leaking oil in the southbound lanes.

Emergency services were called to the scene between the Smith Street and Helensvale exits around midday, following reports the truck had dropped a slippery substance.

One fire crew is currently on scene trying to mop up the spill.


It’s understood the oil spil spans between 200-250 metres.

Council officers have also been called to help out.

Motorist are being urged to use caution through the area, with the road very slippery.