Neerabup: Crash causes heavy traffic on Mitchell Freeway

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AN EARLY morning crash has caused heavy congestion on the Mitchell Freeway heading into the city this morning.

The crash took place at 5.20am near the Burns Beach Road exit on the Mitchell Freeway southbound.

Police and emergency services were called to the scene.

Main Roads WA has warned traffic is heavy in the area, with the right lane currently closed.

Drivers should avoid the are where possible.