Crash closes highway
Crash closes highway

Pacific Highway reopened after multi-vehicle crash at Iluka

6PM

Live Traffic NSW is reporting traffic on the Pacific Highway is back to normal.

5.50PM

The Pacific Highway has reopened in both directions following a multi-vehicle crash at Mororo this afternoon.

Queues of 2.5km are still affecting the area, with Live Traffic NSW advising motorists to allow extra travel time.

Part of the traffic queue from this afternoon's Pacific Highway crash at Mororo, north of Iluka. Photo Adam Hourigan / Daily Examiner
Part of the traffic queue from this afternoon's Pacific Highway crash at Mororo, north of Iluka. Photo Adam Hourigan / Daily Examiner Adam Hourigan

5.45PM

Clarence Valley Council mayor Richie Williamson has called for road users to take care following today's second Pacific Highway closure.

In comes in the wake of the four-vehicle crash at Mororo, about 4km north of Iluka, this afternoon, following this morning's three vehicle crash at Halfway Creek.

Cr Williamson added his voice to our Facebook post earlier.

"Please slow down, take a break and take care," he pleaded.

5.30PM

Queues of up to 2.5km are affecting the Pacific Highway north of Iluka.

An earlier crash, originally reported by Live Traffic NSW as three vehicles but now upgraded to four on their mobile app, caused the closure of the arterial road in both directions.

Emergency services are still attending the scene.

4.50PM

LIVE Traffic NSW has revised the location of the crash to Mororo, near Middle Street and north of the Iluka turnoff.

The highway remains closed in both directions while emergency services, and the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter attend the scene.

Live Traffic NSW is also warning of a smoke hazard on the Pacific Highway between New Italy and Iluka.

Motorists are advised to delay their journey as there is no suitable diversion.

4.40PM

ONE lane of the highway reopened temporarily but both lanes are closed while the emergency chopper lands.

 

 

4.20PM

BOTH lanes of the Pacific Highway are closed at Iluka following a three-vehicle crash.

Emergency services are rushing to the scene now.

It's the second accident today to block the highway in our region.

Are you stuck in traffic?

Do you have photos? Email jenna.cairney@dailyexaminer.com.au.



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