Emergency crews are on scene at a crash on the Pacific Highway.
Emergency crews are on scene at a crash on the Pacific Highway. Matt Deans

Pacific Highway truck crash closed lane for 5 hours

UPDATE, 7.55am: THE scene of a truck crash on the Pacific Motorway has now cleared.

A Transport Management Centre spokesman said the incident occurred about 2.30am today and involved a sole vehicle.

One southbound lane at Newrybar was closed for about five hours.

The spokesman said a fence or safety barrier along the highway had to be repaired but emergency services have now left the scene.

A Fire and Rescue NSW spokesman said they were called to the scene at 2.36am.

He said one Fire and Rescue crew attended alongside an RFS crew.

A truck had collided with a guard rail at the scene, but he said no one was trapped in the vehicle and no one was injured.

He said firefighters left the scene after about 45 minutes.

 

Original story: TRAFFIC is affected on the Pacific Highway after a truck crash early this morning.

According to Live Traffic NSW, the crash happened around 2.40am near Broken Head Rd at Newrybar.

One of two southbound lanes is closed.

Emergency services are still on scene and drivers are urged to take extra care in the area.