Kwinana Freeway southbound closed on Thursday morning after man hit by truck

Kwinana Freeway.
Kwinana Freeway.

UPDATE: Kwinana Freeway was reopened at 1.40pm.

A MAN has died after he was hit by a truck on Kwinana Freeway this morning.

The crash happened at Atwell Road about 10.35am.

It is believed the man exited a parked car and was hit by a truck.

A St John Ambulance spokesman said the man in his 80s has been taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The road is closed from Armadale Road to Gibbs Road.

There is heavy congestion on the freeway and drivers are urged to take alternative routes.