Ute driver trapped after Brunswick Heads crash

The driver of a utility was trapped for 30 minutes following a crash on the Pacific Motorway near Brunswick Heads this morning, NSW Police say.

The crash happened about 2am (Sunday 18 February 2018), when a northbound B-double and a southbound utility collided in the northbound lanes near the Gulgun Road interchange.

The B-double then continued onto to wrong side of the road and rolled. The driver escaped injury.

The driver of the utility, believed to be a man aged in his 30s from Possum Creek, was trapped in the vehicle for about 30 minutes until he was released.

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter was called to the scene and landed on the motorway with the crew treating the man for head, arm and chest injuries. It’s expected he will be taken to Lismore Base Hospital.

Police have been told his injuries are not life-threatening.

Traffic in both directions is blocked with diversions in place at Gulgan Road.

It’s expected traffic could be disrupted for some time while the emergency operation concludes and the salvage operation begins.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers.

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