GRIDLOCK: M1 traffic at a standstill due to ‘police incident’

MOTORISTS are being urged to avoid the Pacific Motorway southbound due to a police incident at Tugun.

Traffic is at a complete standstill on the M1, with gridlock all the way from Currumbin down to Tweed Heads.

A NSW police spokesperson told myGC the incident is believed to involve an alleged stolen car.


At least three people, including two men and a woman, have been taken into custody.

Major delays are being experienced in the area with motorists being urged to delay travel.

There are no further details available at this time.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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