Truck crash at West Wallsend sparks delays, big clean-up effort

TRAFFIC was banked back for several kilometres on the Pacific Motorway at West Wallsend on Wednesday night after a truck crash.

The truck slammed into the guard rail near the north-bound George Booth Drive exit shortly before 5pm.

Debris, including a tree, were strewn over the motorway, requiring a lengthy clean-up effort.

Authorities closed one north-bound lane and motorists were advised to allow extra travel time.

The Transport Management Centre said there was also a fuel spill.

Police said there were no injuries.

Police investigations continue.

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