Three people have been arrested after two cars burst into flames the M1 this afternoon.
NSW police say a pursuit was underway in the northbound lanes, with police deploying road spikes at the Duranbah Tunnel.
The sedan then came to a stop and pulled over on the grass, where the police car also stopped.
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The grass then caught fire, spreading to both vehicles.
They were both destroyed in the incident.
One police officer has been taken to Tweed Heads hospital for smoke inhalation as a precaution.
Three men were assessed at the scene, before being taken into custody.
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