Highway reopens following major multi-vehicle crash
UPDATE, 7PM: All lanes of the Pacific Highway are opened following a multi-vehicle crash north of Harwood.
Police confirmed tragic news from the scene of the crash yesterday afternoon.
The highway had been closed in both directions just north of Harwood Bridge while crash investigations were carried out.
The crash site has now been cleared and diversions have been lifted. Traffic conditions have returned to normal in both directions.
EARLIER: Emergency services have responded to crash between three cars and a caravan on the Pacific Highway north of Harwood this afternoon.
The collision has seen the Pacific Highway closed in both directions.
Initial reports indicated a person had been trapped. Emergency services, including Coffs/Clarence Police District and NSW Police Crash Investigation Unit are still on the scene.
The crash is about 2km north of the Harwood Bridge.
Motorists should divert via Summerland Way and Bruxner Highway in both directions.
Emergency services are at the crash site attempting to free a person trapped in one of the vehicles.
Traffic crews are also responding.
The crash is the second major incident on Clarence Valley roads this October long weekend following a two-car head-on on Friday night which claimed the life of one person, and injured another four people.