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Multi-vehicle smash causing issues on main Armagh-Newry Road

Police accident

At least two cars have been involved in a serious road traffic collision on the main Armagh-Newry Road, near Markethill, this evening (Sunday).

The crash, at Parrs Lane junction, happened shortly before 9pm.

One eye-witness, speaking to Armagh I, described the scene as serious and advised motorists to avoid the area.

She said there were at least two cars involved, with a lot of debris strewn across the carriageway.

Emergency services had not yet arrived by 9pm, but several vehicles had stopped, with a number of people offering assistance at the roadside.

One member of the public was seen to be directing traffic.

The seriousness of the collision remains unknown at present but avoid the area if possible this evening.

There are no further details at this stage. This story will be updated as and when more information becomes available.

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