CRASH Truck 2:52 pm – M1 Pacific Motorway Cooranbong near Freemans Drive and Diversions: Expect delays Exercise caution Last checked at 5:45pm. Heavy traffic conditions.

Cooranbong crash and fire

Cooranbong: One person remains unaccounted for after two trucks collided on the M1 southbound. One truck caught fire after the crash. A car was destroyed by fire after the crash. Bushfire remains 'out of control.' M1 closed in both directions.Story: on 7 News at 6pm. Police Statement: The M1 remains closed in both directions following a truck crash and fire in the Lake Macquarie region this afternoon. Emergency services were called to the southbound lanes of the M1, about 1km south of the Freemans Drive interchange, about 12.50pm (Monday 15 January 2018). Two trucks, including a fuel tanker, collided and one caught fire. A car was also damaged. One person remains unaccounted for. Police remain at the scene and crash investigators will examine all the circumstances surrounding the crash. The truck fire also sparked a bushfire north of the crash scene which NSW Rural Fire Service officers are currently responding to. Motorists should delay their travel or avoid the area if possible. Diversions are in place but there are expected to be significant delays.#Cooranbong #7News

Posted by 7NEWS Sydney on Sunday, 14 January 2018
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