Caution advised after serious crash, traffic signal problems on Albany Highway in Maddington

Caution advised after serious crash, traffic signal problems on Albany Highway in Maddington

UPDATE: Main Roads has advised the Albany Highway is closed in both directions towards Olga Road and Burslem Drive.

EARLIER: Drivers heading to work on the Albany Highway have been advised to exercise extreme caution after a crash and traffic light outages in Maddington.

A serious crash occurred northbound prior to Burslem Drive, which has increased congestion along the busy road.

Adding to the chaos are two traffic signal problems on the Albany Highway in close proximity to the crash.

The lights on the corner of Kelvin Road, Olga Road and the Albany Highway are flashing yellow, as are the lights next to the crash on Burslem Drive.

It currently unknown whether the traffic light issues and the crash are related.

Main Roads has advised for drivers to allow for extra travel time, but they currently do not know the extent of the crash or whether any lanes have been closed.

Emergency, towing and Incident Response Services are currently en route to the scene.