Accident on the M5 at Moorebank today, February 17

A multi-vehicle accident has occurred on the M5 Motorway near Heathcote Road on Friday morning. Picture: Live Traffic Sydney Twitter page
A multi-vehicle accident has occurred on the M5 Motorway near Heathcote Road on Friday morning. Picture: Live Traffic Sydney Twitter page

Updated story (Friday, 10.21am):

Traffic flow has returned to normal following this morning’s accident on the M5 Motorway near Heathcote Road.

Emergency services received a call out at about 9am for an accident near Heathcote Road involving a truck and three cars.

All westbound lanes now open on the M5 near Heathcote Road.

Updated story (Friday, 10.07am):

All westbound lanes now open on the M5 near Heathcote Road.

However, traffic in the area remains heavy and motorists should expect delays.

Updated story (Friday, 9.56am):

The site has now been cleared on the M5 Motorway, but traffic is still queued up to 5km.

Westbound traffic remains affected following an accident involving a truck and three cars on the M5 Motorway near Heathcote Road.

There are heavy traffic conditions and motorists in the area should expect delays.

Updated story (Friday, 9.38am):

Traffic is now backed up to 5km on the M5 Motorway following a multi-vehicle accident this morning.

Emergency services, motorway crew and RMS personnel are at the scene.

Two westbound lanes are closed and traffic is queued from Henry Lawson Drive.

There are current heavy traffic conditions and motorists should expect significant delays.

Original story (Friday, 9.25am):

Traffic is queued up to 4km on the M5 Motorway following a multi-vehicle accident this morning, February 17.

Emergency services received a call out at about 9am for an accident near Heathcote Road involving a truck and three cars.

There are current heavy traffic conditions and motorists should expect significant delays.

Two westbound lanes are closed and traffic is queued from Henry Lawson Drive.

More to come.