A number of incidents on the Sydney to Newcastle F3 Freeway caused major delays this morning.
It began with a breakdown at Cowan Southbound near Jerusalem Bay Track at 5:20am.
Then at 6:20am a vehicle fire at Brooklyn Southbound just past the Pacific Highway Overpass closed 2 out of 3 lanes.
A 2 car crash at 7:30am added to delays possibly caused by a reported Jockey Wheel in a live lane.
Emergency services worked quickly to clear the incidents.
At the peak of the incident an additional 100 minutes was added to the trip between Newcastle and Wahroonga.
Drivers could keep up-to-date using the tools at www.f3traffic.info
This picture was taken by Nicola Wood from 7 Sunrise.