Two dead in Midland HWY crash

Investigations begin into the fatal crash at Ross this afternoon. Picture: Phillip Biggs

Investigations begin into the fatal crash at Ross this afternoon. Picture: Phillip Biggs

UPDATE 5pm: The highway will remain closed to heavy vehicles until well into the evening.

Heavy machinery is being used to remove the vehicles that were involved in the crash.

While one lane of the highway is open to cars and light vehicles, delays are still expected.

Drivers are advised to delay their journeys.

UPDATE 4.30pm: Police believe the deceased, who were travelling in the car, were from the Northern part of the state.

The 90s-model Ford Falcon was travelling north when it veered into the path of a south-bound log truck.

The truck driver has not sustained any physical injuries.

The fatal crash near Ross this afternoon. Picture: Patrick Billings

The fatal crash near Ross this afternoon. Picture: Patrick Billings

UPDATED: Two people have died as a result of the crash. Police have confirmed the crash was between a car and a truck.

Lengthy traffic delays are expected.

EARLIER: The Midland Highway is blocked after a crash near Ross this afternoon.

It is about 10 kilometres south of Ross, near the Mona Vale turn-off, and has blocked the highway

Police say the crash was reported about 1.30pm.

MORE TO COME

The fatal crash near Ross this afternoon. Picture: Supplied

The fatal crash near Ross this afternoon. Picture: Supplied

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