Chaos as 36,000-litre fuel tanker explodes on M1
A FUEL tanker is on fire on the M1 Princes Motorway at West Wollongong.
The 36,000-litre tanker caught fire this morning, causing smoke to billow into the air.
FRNSW crews are on scene. Petrol tanker is fully involved in fire. https://t.co/xwLm9HV3BS— Fire and Rescue NSW (@FRNSW) January 3, 2019
The incident occurred on the Princes Motorway, near the Princes Highway. Fire crews are on the scene.
Traffic in the area has come to a complete stop and commuters are encouraged to avoid the area. The road has since been closed in both directions.
More to come.