Repair underway following single-car accident on Bathurst Road on April 17

Updated story (Monday, 9.54am):

Repair work is underway following an accident on Bathurst Road on Monday morning.

A pole was knocked over during a single-car accident near Cascade Street at about 6.50am.

Emergency services, RMS and a tow truck are at the scene.

The road is closed in both directions, diversions are in place via the Great Western Highway.

Updated story (Monday, 8.15am):

Everyone is reminded that Bathurst Road remains closed in both directions on Monday morning due to a single-car accident.

Diversions are in place for motorists through the Great Western Highway.

Updated story (Monday, 7.41am):

Bathurst Road remains closed in both directions following a single car accident on Monday morning.

A person remains trapped in their vehicle after running into a pole near Cascade Street.

The accident occurred at about 6.50am.

Original story (Monday, 7.20am):

Traffic is affected in Katoomba on Monday morning, April 17 following a car accident.

A person remains trapped in their vehicle after running into a pole on Bathurst Road, near Cascade Street.

Emergency services, RMS and a tow truck are at the scene.

The road remains closed in both directions.

Motorists are urged to exercise caution in the area and use an alternative route.

More to come.