Marulan truck accident blocks Hume Highway | Photos

UPDATED 5.45pm: Police have released further details about the accident near Marulan. The driver of the semi trailer that was trapped in the wreckage was a 37-year-old Bargo man. He was released by personnel from The Hume Local Area Command Police Rescue and airlifted to Canberra Hospital for further medical checks. The B-double driver, a 43-year-old Lavington man, was not hurt in the crash.

VID: Andrew Micallef, Wide Area Communications.

UPDATED 12.45pm: The second northbound lane is expected to be reopened in approx 15 minutes.

UPDATED 12.20pm: Both vehicles have been removed from the accident site. The clean up at the site is continuing and the RMS advises queues are still approx 6km and that only one lane is upen so far with lengthy delays still expected.

UPDATED 10.45am: One vehicle has been removed from the accident site and the other is expected to be moved shortly. The following cleanup will include removing the diesel spilt on the road.

UPDATED 10.00am: One northbound lane has now been opened and traffic has started moving slowly. Lengthy delays are expected to remain for some time.

UPDATED 9.30AM: About 8.30am a semi trailer and b-double, both travelling north, on the Hume Highway collided about 25 km north of Goulburn.

Traffic is at a standstill with both northbound lanes closed near Munro Road and emergency services are on the scene. It is believed two people have serious injuries. The Snowy Hydro SouthCare Helicopter is inbound and expected to land at a private airstrip just north of the accident site..

It is believed that one lane northbound will be operational by 10am. Traffic is extended over at least 5km and lengthy delays are expected for some time.

More to come.


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