Tonkin Highway reopened after accident at Thomas Road in Oakford

Photo: WA Police Traffic/Twitter
Photo: WA Police Traffic/Twitter

THE Tonkin Highway has reopened after a crash at Thomas Road causes it to be closed this afternoon.

Main Roads tweeted the highway had been blocked at 12.40pm.

The Deparment of Fire and Emergency Services attended because it was believed the crash involved hazardous materials.

A Department spokeswoman said a trailer had overturned in the area, and there was a suggestion it was carrying a liquid fertiliser.

WA Police said the road was reopened at 1.50pm.