Car and truck smash at Caringbah

UPDATE 1.30PM

The M5 East tunnel crash has been cleared and all westbound lanes have reopened.

Traffic remains heavy so continue to allow extra travel time.

One of  three southbound lanes remains closed on Taren Point Road at Parraweena Road, Caringbah, due to an earlier crash involving a truck and a car.

UPDATE 1PM

One of two westbound lanes is closed in the M5 East tunnel due to a car and truck crash.

Traffic is heavy is heavy in the area and motorists are advised to exercise caution and allow extra travel time.

At Caringbah, two of three southbound lanes on Taren Point Road remain closed after an earlier crash involving a car and a truck.

EARLIER

A car and truck crash at Caringbah has closed two of three southbound lanes on Taren Point Road.

Live Traffic Sydney reports very heavy traffic on Taren Point Road at Parraweena Road due to the crash.

Motorists are advised to allow extra travel time.