The burn-out semi-trailer.
The burn-out semi-trailer.

Truck burns on Pacific Highway

NORTHBOUND traffic on the Pacific Highway was blocked for several hours this morning after a semi-trailer was destroyed by fire.

The accident happened about 7.30 am, 300m south of the Barneys Point Bridge at Chinderah.

Police and fire officers attended the crash and the highway reopened at 10.30am.


Ballina's Riding for the Disabled turns 40

Ballina's Riding for the Disabled turns 40

The organisation has helped hundreds of people over the years

Skate parks closed for much-needed maintenance

Skate parks closed for much-needed maintenance

The work will be finished in time for popular skateboarding comp

Night works begin on The Coast Rd

Night works begin on The Coast Rd

Two new roundabouts and an underpass are being built