UPDATE: Police and emergency services have reopened the Midland Highway near Creswick after all traffic was diverted following a truck accident.
The road reopened at 7pm, more than four hours after a truck lost control and jackknifed northeast of Creswick, blocking traffic in both directions.
Emergency services were called out to the scene near Springmount following reports a truck had crashed about 2.40pm.
VicRoads said the Midland Highway was closed between Clunes-Creswick Road in Creswick to Ballarat-Daylesford Road in Newlyn.
There was also a diesel spill on the road. Emergency services were on site for more than four hours working to clear the scene.
VicRoads said: “Please delay your travel through the area or seek an alternative route. We do not know when the road will re-open.”
It’s believed the driver has avoided any serious injuries.
For more information, head to traffic.vicroads.vic.gov.au.