Major M1 delays after truck driver killed in crash at Asquith
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Motorists are experiencing major delays after a truck driver was killed on the M1 overnight.
Two trucks – a B-Double and a pantec – were travelling southbound on the motorway at about 11pm last night, when they collided two kilometres north of the Hornsby exit.
The pantec flipped on the road, leaving the driver trapped.
Emergency services arrived at the scene and managed to free the driver who was rushed to Royal North Shore Hospital in a stable condition.
Crews then tracked further up the road and found the B Double, which had left the road and travelled 50 metres down an embankment.
The driver died at the scene.
ASQUITH: Southbound heavy traffic is queued around 9km on the M1 Pacific Mwy due to a fatal 2-truck crash just past Ku-Ring-Gai Chase Rd. 2 of 3 southbound lanes remain closed with further delays expected so consider alternative modes of transport. pic.twitter.com/nfVboEeF3S
— Live Traffic NSW (@LiveTrafficNSW) May 13, 2019
Two of three southbound lanes are closed as clean up crews and crash scene investigators continue to work.
Traffic is queued more than 10 kilometres, all the way towards Brooklyn, with no end in sight.
Motorists coming from the Central Coast are being advised to catch a train or just stay home.
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