A crash and subsequent oil spill this morning on Pacific Highway (M1) north of Kennedy’s Lane and about 1.5km south of Tyagrah turn off to Mullumbimby has led to some traffic diverting through Mullumbimby.
The accident took place around 7am this morning and involved several vehicles. The crash led to a large oil spill on the M1 reducing traffic flow to one lane southbound.
Only southbound traffic was impacted by the incident and saw traffic at a standsill to approximately 6km north including up to the Brunswick Heads exit at Gulgan Road and Tweed Street.
All emergency units responded. Fire and Rescue NSW and RFS, Police, Ambulance and traffic response crews.
There was a reduction in speed limit to 60km for about an hour. According to police the site has now been cleared.
Traffic for NSW said that ‘delays have eased’ and that both lanes are back open.