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Update, 9:50am: A truck accident that closed the Bruxner Highway at South Lismore has now been cleared and traffic is gradually returning to normal.

Meanwhile, the Pacific Highway southbound is still reduced to a single lane at Cumbalum, west of Lennox Head, where RMS workers are making urgent repairs to guard rails following an earlier two-car collision.

Original report: Separate accidents overnight have closed the Bruxner Highway at South Lismore and reduced the Pacific Highway southbound to a single lane at Cumbalum, west of Lennox Head.

A two-car accident at around 6.20am this morning is affecting traffic near the Tamarind Way exit and drivers are advised to slow down and exercise caution around the area, where emergency services are in attendance.

No further details of the accident are available at this stage.

A truck accident at around 1.45am this morning has kept the Bruxner Highway closed all night near Three Chain Road, South Lismore. The road was still closed at 7.15am.

Southbound motorists are diverting on to Three Chain Rd and Krauss Ave to return to the Bruxner Hwy.

Northbound motorists are diverting on to Krauss Ave and Three Chain Rd to return to the Bruxner Hwy.

Emergency services and RMS are in attendance.

Motorists are advised to use diversions and exercise caution.


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