Chicken guts hanging from trees after offal spills from wagon

Chicken guts were left dangling from trees after offal spilled from a wagon. The road and bushes close to the food factory in Glendale Avenue in Sandycroft were covered with innards after the incident this morning . Eyewitnesses described an appalling stench.

Queensferry town councillor David Dawson said: "There were chicken innards across the road. " I would estimate it covered about 20 metres of the road. "It is terrible and stinks.

The clean up operation after a truck load of chicken guts and offal was spilled across Glendale Avenue, Sandycroft.

"It wasn't here when I left work last night at 4.30pm, but was here this morning at 8.20am, so it must have happened some time over night.

"I have worked around here for about five years and have not seen anything like this."

A statement from the 2 Sisters Food Group, which has a processing plant on the road, said: "A contracted driver picked up waste material from site at 4.30am this morning.

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"Unfortunately, it appears more material than the usual capacity of the vehicle was loaded, and as a result some of the load split a short distance away from site.

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"Teams were alerted to the spillage and have removed the majority of waste, and a cleaning contractor are now deep cleaning the affected area."

North Wales Police said officers were called to the scene at around 7.20 this morning, but said responsibility for dealing with the incident was a matter for the council.

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