Traffic chaos after fuel tanker rolls near Sydney Airport

Sydney motorists are being warned to allow extra time for travel after a fuel tanker overturned at Mascot this morning.

Police said Emergency services were called to Wentworth Avenue near the intersection of Southern Cross Drive about 3.50am.

A major clean-up is underway with HAZMAT crews from Fire & Rescue NSW continuing to mop up the fuel spill.


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Traffic diversions are in place around the crash site. For the latest on road conditions motorists are urged to check www.livetraffic.com.

The 46-year-old male truck driver escaped unharmed.