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Lanes reopen after B-double truck crash on Pacific Highway at Coolongolook

A B-double truck crashed on the Pacific Highway at Coolongolook this morning. Photo: Live Traffic NSW.
A B-double truck crashed on the Pacific Highway at Coolongolook this morning. Photo: Live Traffic NSW.

Update

All lanes have reopened in both directions on the Pacific Highway at Coolongolook following an early morning (Tuesday June 11) B-Double crash approaching Melaleuca Drive.

Traffic in both directions had been using the northbound lanes under a contra flow while the vehicle salvage took place.

A reduced speed limit of 80km/h is in place.

Motorists are advised to slow down and exercise caution.

For the latest traffic information, visit www.livetraffic.com

Earlier

A B-double truck crashed on the Pacfic Highway at Coolongolook in the early hours of Tuesday, June 11.

According to Live Traffic NSW, the truck crashed about 5am on the highway between Melaleuca Drive and Willina Road.

Intermittent stoppages will be in place during the vehicle salvage operation. This will not be a quick task.

A contra flow is currently in place in both directions of the highway. This is using the northbound carriageway to travel past the accident.

Traffic is still very heavy, with motorists advised to take care and allow for extra travel time.

Earlier, both southbound lanes and one northbound lane was closed.

Meanwhile, a car crashed on the Pacific Highway on the Pacific Highway near Herons Creek this morning.

A tow truck and emergency services are on site to assist the removal of the vehicle from the centre median.

Motorists are advised to reduce speed and exercise caution.