Traffic gridlock after truck erupts into flames on M1

MOTORISTS travelling southbound on the Pacific Motorway this afternoon are being urged to pack their patience following a ferocious truck fire.

The large vehicle burst into flames at Yatala, near the Exit 41 off ramp, around 3.00pm Monday.

Several emergency crews are on scene and have since managed to extinguish the blaze.


It’s not yet known if anyone has been injured.

Video supplied to myGC / Valiant Nhong

Traffic in the area is extremely heavy with motorists being urged to delay travel or to seek alternative routes.

Video supplied to myGC / Valiant Nhong