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May 17, 2021

Traffic alert on Pacific Highway at Brunswick Heads

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All northbound lanes of M1 Pacific Motorway closed at Brunswick Heads due to car crash

A police report just in states that the M1 Pacific Motorway is closed to northbound traffic at Brunswick Heads due to a serious car crash.
A person was trapped in the single vehicle crash at Tandys Lane.
Motorists are advised to use Gulgan Road instead while the crash site is being cleared and allow extra travel time.
This diversion is suitable for all vehicles.
Emergency services and traffic crews are at the crash site.
For the latest traffic information, visit: www.livetraffic.com.


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