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Traffic is currently at a standstill between Ocean Shores and Crabbes Creek on the M1 Pacific Highway following a truck crash at around 7am this morning.

Emergency services at the site of a car and pedestrian accident on the Pacific Motorway at Tintenbar earlier this morning (February 12). Photo WRHS

Northbound lanes of the Pacific Highway have reopened at Tintenbar following an earlier accident between a car and a male pedestrian.

A spokesperson for Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter Service said they were tasked to the scene at about 6am.

The man was treated for multiple injuries at the scene and flown to Gold Coast University Hospital in a reported serious condition.

The highway had been closed between Bruxner Highway and Ross Lane.

Northbound diversions have now been lifted.

Emergency services and traffic crews have left the scene of the crash.

There are no delays to traffic through the area.

Original report: All northbound lanes of the Pacific Highway are closed at Tintenbar following a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian between the Bruxner Highway and Ross Lane exits.

Northbound traffic is being diverted via River Street, Kerr Street, Bangalow Road, Angels Beach Drive, The Coast Road, Ross Lane to return back to Pacific Highway.

Emergency services and traffic crews are on site and a helicopter is on the way.

Motorists are advised to exercise caution, allow extra travel time and follow directions of traffic crews.

For the latest traffic information, visit www.livetraffic.com. .


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