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Bulli Pass reopens after Cataract crash

​AUTHORITIES were forced to ‘re-open Bulli Pass after a truck crash at Cataract this morning.

About 8.45am today (Friday ), emergency services were called to Mount Ousley Road, Bellambi Creek, following reports of a crash.

Wollongong police attended and found a semi trailer carrying a container had rolled, blocking all south bound lanes.

The driver, a 55-year-old man, was not injured.

Bulli Pass has re-opened for all south bound lanes. The Pass had been closed for major road repairs.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area or allow extra travel time. Emergency services and traffic crews remain on scene.

Recovery of vehicle is underway, with emergency services still at the scene.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to the crash to contact police via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 100.

For the latest traffic information visit http://www.livetraffic.com or call 132 701.

About Mick Roberts

A newspaper journalist, writer and local historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in the Sydney and Illawarra regions of NSW for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides authoring a number of history books, Mick has owned and operated several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), Sydney based, City News, and is now with Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.

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