Farnborough High Street has been closed after a huge fuel spill caused a car to slide into a stationary bus this morning.

Traffic is being diverted from the road, which is closed from the junction with the A21 at Starts Hill Road to the junction with Church Road as the surface remains slippery.

A clean-up operation is underway with a drying substance, ‘dryspill’, being applied, which will then to be swept off the road surface.

The road will then be inspected after this time consuming process has been completed, with information being communicated in due course.

It will remain closed for the remainder of to day and at least part of tomorrow, pending cleaning of the road surface and a safety inspection.

A spokesperson for the London Fire Brigade said: “Firefighters were called to a fuel spillage on Church Road in Farnborough this morning.

“Firefighters worked to make the scene safe after around 1000 litres of diesel from a bus spilt on to the road surface.

“The Brigade was called at 0908 and the incident was over for firefighters by 1033.

“Two fire engines and around 10 firefighters from Bromley fire station attended the scene.”