UPDATE 8.40pm: The Transport Managent Centre has advised the accident has been cleared and the road is now open.

6.35pm: An accident has closed the Wakehurst Parkway at North Narrabeen this evening.

Fire & Rescue NSW, NSW Ambulance and NSW Police are attending the scene of a two vehicle accident near Mirrool Street, North Narrabeen.

The incident was reported at 6.35pm by the Transport Management Centre. It is understood occupants are still in the vehicles.

Traffic has been stopped in both directions and drivers are advised to avoid the area and use an alternate route.

The Transport Management Centre was unable to advise how long the road may be closed but a spokesperson said it was likely to be a while.

Diversions are in place for eastbound traffic along Forest Way and Mona Vale Road, and westbound traffic along Pittwater Road and Mona Vale Road.

For the latest traffic information, visit www.livetraffic.com, download the Live Traffic NSW app or call 132 701.

Images: Northern Beaches Advocate, Livetraffic