A TRUCK fire has closed the Newell Highway at Gilgandra this morning near Creenaunes Lane.
Northbound lanes remain closed with motorists using the southbound lanes to pass the accident site under contra flow conditions.
Diversions that were in place earlier have now been lifted.
Motorists are advised to exercise caution, allow additional travel time and expect delays passing the scene.
Emergency services and traffic crews remain on site completing a complex salvage and clean up operation.
Due to the nature of the accident, there is no forecast as to when all lanes of the highway will be reopened.
For the latest traffic information, visit www.livetraffic.com or call 132 701.