Two-car accident forces closure of Central Coast Highway at North Entrance

ARRIVAL: The Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter lands at Magenta Shores this morning to transport motorists involved in the accident on Central Coast Highway to hospital. Picture: Supplied
ARRIVAL: The Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter lands at Magenta Shores this morning to transport motorists involved in the accident on Central Coast Highway to hospital. Picture: Supplied

Update

WILFRED Barrett Drive (Central Coast Highway) has reopened in both directions near Magenta Drive at North Entrance after an earlier two-car crash.

Motorists had been using Main Road, the Pacific Highway and Wyong Road to travel north and south.

As a result, traffic is still heavier than usual, but is expected to ease now that all lanes are open.

Motorists should continue to allow extra time.

Additionally, Route 21 and 29 buses are running again now that the road has reopened.

Earlier

WILFRED Barrett Drive (Central Coast Highway) is closed in both directions near Magenta Drive, at North Entrance, due to a crash involving two cars.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area.

Northbound and southbound motorists can use Main Road, the Pacific Highway and Wyong Road instead.

Motorists should allow extra time and expect delays as traffic in the area is heavy.

Emergency services and traffic crews are on site and a medical helicopter is attending as well.

Additionally, Route 21 and 29 buses are not running due to the road closure.

For the latest traffic information, visit livetraffic.com.

For the latest public transport information, visit transportnsw.info.