Offal spillage from wagon shuts Halifax road for two hours

Offal spillage in Halifax (Pictures Calderdale Council)
Offal spillage in Halifax (Pictures Calderdale Council)

A wagon carrying offal spilt its load and caused a Halifax road to be closed for several hours.

The incident happened in the early hours of Friday May 31.

Offal spillage in Halifax (Pictures Calderdale Council)

Offal spillage in Halifax (Pictures Calderdale Council)

A spokesperson for Calderdale Council said: "Calderdale Council’s community safety, highways and street cleaning teams attended an incident at around 2.50am on Friday 31 May, where a wagon had shed its load at the bottom of Boothtown Road in Halifax.

"Teams reacted quickly and a temporary road closure was in place while the spillage was cleared. Thanks to a great team effort the road reopened at 4.45am with minimal inconvenience to traffic."