A main road in Crawley was closed as emergency services attended a car accident.
Turners Hill Road was closed in both directions from Wallage Lane to Old Hollow after a car hit a metal barrier, causing the vehicle to leak fuel and spreading debris across the road, a Sussex Police spokesman said.
According to traffic reports, it happened near the World of Water Aquatic Centre turn-off.
Police officers were called to the scene at around 12.30pm and notified the Highways Agency, who sent teams to clear the fuel and debris at 1.50pm.
No-one was hurt in the collision, the police spokesman said.
The road was reopened at 2.10pm.