Traffic is gradually clearing following a multiple-vehicle accident in the southbound lanes of the Pacific Motorway at Tyagarah at around 1pm but motorists are advised to delay non-urgent travel.
Vehicles are still queued back beyond the Mullumbimby entrance with a delay of around 15 minutes.
As at 2pm police had opened the highway entrance gate at Grays Lane, meaning drivers could bypass the accident by taking the Mullumbimby exit, taking Yarun Road, past the Bluesfest site, and returning to the highway at Grays Lane. Be aware this gate is liable to be closed once clean-up of the crash site is complete.
The accident resulted in a liquid spill, which was being sealed with sand at around 2pm. NSW Fire and Rescue, police and the Rural Fire Service were in attendance.