THE Princes Highway is closed in both directions due to a collision south of the Bewong Roadhouse.
It is understood at least two cars are involved with a man trapped in one and a young woman trapped in the other.
South Coast Register journalist Robert Crawford, who is heading to the scene, reports an extensive traffic jam, with police saying the highway might be closed for up to two hours.
More updates to follow.
Bewong crash update: 9.30am.
All occupants who were trapped have been removed from their cars by emergency services. They are being transported to hospital by ambulance.
The highway is still closed in both directions.
More to follow.
A young female P plate driver was removed from a gold Toyota Camry. A man was driving a maroon Toyota Prado.
The Ambulance helicopter is expected to land near the Wandandian Hall.
The highway is still closed.