A slick mess was created on Kissena Boulevard Saturday afternoon when a truck spilled oil on the Flushing roadway, according to authorities.
Fire officials and police responded to the spill near Franklin Avenue about 1 p.m., the FDNY said. The Sanitation Department then had to be called to clean up the oil.
The accident closed about a three-block stretch of Kissena Boulevard for at least an hour, according to officials.
It was not immediately clear what kind of truck or oil was involved in the spill or exactly how the substance got on the street.