CRASH, Truck, Car 1:11 pm – UPDATE: The New England Highway has re-opened in both directions however traffic is HEAVY. No right turn is available from Pacific Highway just south of Hexham Bridge to head northbound on New England Highway due to heavy traffic from the earlier crash. EARLIER: New England Highway Tarro approaching Tarro Township Northbound Highway closed. Highway closed in northbound direction. Motorists travelling north from Newcastle should use Cormorant Rd and Nelson Bay Rd through Kooragang instead. Motorists travelling west from Newcastle should use the Hunter Expressway instead. Southbound motorists on the Hexham Bridge wishing to access the M1 should use Maitland Rd through Sandgate, Newcastle Inner City Bypass to Jesmond, Newcastle Rd and Newcastle Link Rd. Heavy vehicle tow truck, Crash Investigation Unit, Emergency services & Transport for NSW are attending. Avoid the area Allow extra travel time. Use an alternative route. No right turn is available from Pacific Highway just south of Hexham Bridge to head northbound on New England Highway. Traffic is heavy in both directions. Expect Significant Delays.