Live Traffic reports that the M1 Pacific Motorway at Gulgan Road off-ramp at Brunswick Heads has been blocked since 6.10am this morning by a crash involving a B-Double where there has been a man trapped.
NSW Police say the trapped man died following the single-vehicle crash.
At about 6am today (Friday 24 March, emergency services were called to the Saddle Road offramp of the Pacific Motorway, Brunswick Heads, after a truck had rolled, trapping the driver.
Two witnesses attempted to free the driver from the B-double truck; however, the cabin was engulfed in flames.
The driver died at the scene. He is yet to be formally identified.
Officers attached to Tweed/Byron Police District are investigation the circumstances surrounding the crash.
A crime scene has been established with one northbound lane of the Pacific Motorway expected to be closed for a number of hours. Motorists urged to avoid the area.
A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.
One of the two of 2 northbound lanes are closed as is the off-ramp closed in northbound direction.
Emergency services, the Crash Investigation Unit and Transport for NSW are attending.
Road users are advised to prepare to merge, there is a reduced speed limit (40km/h), and exercise caution.
Brunswick Heads motorists should exit the motorway at the Gulgan Rd to Mullumbimby exit.
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