South Auckland motorists found themselves in a bit of a sticky patch this afternoon when a load of PVA glue fell off a truck.

The glue fell at the intersection of Lambie and Cavendish Drives in Manukau shortly after 1pm.

A fire spokesman said about 20kg of glue spilled onto the road.

Council workers and fire crews took about an hour to clean up as police diverted traffic.

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He said bit of sand helped absorb the sticky substance.

The spokesman said the road was now all clear.