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M1 chaos after car slams into a tree on a major Sydney road – leaving drivers backed up

Friday evening commuter chaos after car slams into a tree on a major Sydney road – leaving drivers backed up for kilometres

  • A driver has been airlifted to hospital after slamming into a tree on Sydney’s M1
  • A crime scene has been established and an investigation is ongoing
  • Commuters were backed up in both directions as emergency services arrived 

A car slamming into a tree on the M1 has caused delays stretching up to three kilometres. 

The driver slammed into a tree on the side of the road at North Wahroonga on Friday at 5pm leaving commuters stranded in both directions.

The driver was airlifted to hospital following the accident, a NSW Police spokesperson told Daily Mail Australia.

The driver slammed into a tree at North Wahroonga on Friday just before 5pm leaving commuters stranded in both directions

The driver was airlifted to hospital following the accident, a NSW Police spokesperson told Daily Mail Australia

The driver was airlifted to hospital following the accident, a NSW Police spokesperson told Daily Mail Australia

A spokesperson from NSW Ambulance said the driver was in a critical condition. 

The driver is believed to be in his 40s and have head injuries, according to Seven News.

One lane was closed in each direction briefly as a medical helicopter attended the scene.

Commuters are advised to exercise caution and allow extra time to get to their destination. 

A crime scene has been established and an investigation is ongoing.

More to come.  

One lane was closed in each direction as emergency services attended the scene

One lane was closed in each direction as emergency services attended the scene



Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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