UPDATE @ 4.15pm: There are more dramas on the M1 with a trailer catching fire at Coomera.
It’s happened in the right hand lane heading south right near the Coomera exit.
Fire fighters are now on scene.
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The incident follows an earlier multi-vehicle crash at Nerang and a separate crash near Smith St.
Delays from all incidents now stretch back around 18 kilometres to Pimpama.
Earlier @ 3.30PM: There are major delays on the M1 this afternoon after two separate crashes.
At least four cars have collided near the Nerang River Bridge, blocking at least one of the southbound lanes.
QFES, Queensland Ambulance and Police are all on scene.
It’s unclear at this stage if anybody has been injured.
A second accident has happened in the southbound lanes near Smith St.
Delays already stretch back around 10 kilometres to Helensvale.
Traffic was already busy on the motorway as people head home to New South Wales following the long weekend there.