UPDATE @ 10.30 AM | THE northbound lanes of the Pacific Motorway have reopened following a serious traffic incident this morning.
All northbound lanes at Reedy Creek were closed around 7am after a male pedestrian was struck by a truck just after Exit 85.
Emergency crews rushed to the scene and desperately worked to save the man, however he could not be revived and was pronounced deceased.
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A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson confirmed the truck driver was not physically uninjured.
Residual delays are still expected in the area for some time, with motorists encouraged to seek alternative routes.
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EARLIER @ 7.30 AM | SEVERAL lanes of the Pacific Motorway have been closed as emergency crews respond to a serious incident involving a pedestrian and vehicle.
Police and paramedics were called to the northbound lanes of the M1 at Reedy Creek just after 7.00am following reports a person had been hit by a truck.
It’s understood the serious traffic incident happened just after Exit 85.
A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson confirmed to myGC that paramedics assessed a patient at the scene for critical injuries, however no transport to hospital was required.
Northbound lanes have been closed with lengthy delays expected for quite some time.
Motorists are being urged to seek alternative routes.
— Queensland Police (@QldPolice) January 23, 2019