The driver of a milk truck that crashed on the M25 was safely removed from the vehicle by members of Rickmansworth, Garston and St Albans fire crews.
The collision caused a two lane closure at junction 18 anti-clockwise and delays of close to two hours, after the incident happened at around 4.30am on the morning of June 25.
According to Highways England, the spillage occurred when the lorry collided with another car.
Station Commander in Hertsmere Welwyn & Hatfield District, Stuart Saunders, commended the work of the fire crews on social media.
He said: “Good professional work at a difficult extrication this morning on the M25, driver of this vehicle was safely removed.”