It isn't often that disruption on motorways brings a smile to the faces of the general public. But spillage of 20-tonnes of Marmite onto the M1 in South Yorkshire last night has prompted many jokes about the yeasty spread miraculously turning into jam.
But Marmite is not the only substance offloaded onto the road to cause more smirks than grumbles. Here independent.co.uk rounds up some of the funniest - and most unusual - spillages in pictures. Launch the picture gallery (above) to read.