The Great Western Highway has now been cleared.
A diversion has been put in place for eastbound motorists, which will allow them to travel towards Sydney via the Darling Causeway and Bells Line of Road after a crash closed the Great Western Highway in both directions at Katoomba on Thursday morning.
It is reported that the car crashed into a power pole, which has resulted in fallen power lines.
Westbound motorists can use the Northern Road or Castlereagh Road to Richmond.
"Join Bells Line of Road, Darling Causeway (for Mount Victoria) or Chifley Rd to re-join the Great Western Highway," Live Traffic NSW's update said.
"Westbound motorists in the Blue Mountains can use Hawkesbury Road, Springwood Road, Bells Line of Road, Darling Causeway (for Mount Victoria) or Chifley Road to re-join the Great Western Highway."
This diversion is not suitable for B-doubles, which are being parked until the highway is cleared.
The Great Western Highway has been closed in both directions due to a car crash at Katoomba on Thursday morning, November 7.
Motorists have been advised by Live Traffic NSW to use the Bells Line of Road as an alternative route.
Emergency services are now on site near Explorers Road.
The crash occurred at about 9.25am.
Traffic has been urged to avoid the area.
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