Truck and car accident Pacific Highway near Swansea

Published: 15th April 2009

1956 hours - Overturned truck righted. No hazmat spills. South bound lanes remain closed. One north bound lane opened. Traffic moving very slowly. Incident completed.

1801 hours - Truck is being unloaded. Two tow trucks ready to right truck. One north bound lane opened.

1533 hours - Truck driver released and taken to hospital by helicopter.

1426 hours - One fire engine, one rescue fire engine and one hazmat vehicle in attendance. Accident involving a truck and car on Pacific Highway south of Swansea. Truck driver is trapped and being released. Highway is closed in both directions. Helicopter is on scene. Advised to avoid the area.