The A1 dual-carriageway has been closed overnight following a fatal road traffic accident late on Wednesday.
The road remains closed this morning and cars travelling northbound are being diverted via Dromore and Donacloney.
The incident happened on the stretch of road between Banbridge and Dromore.
It is understood the southbound carriage has also been closed with diversions via Lurgan.
Vehicle recovery is ongoing this morning.
It remains unclear how many vehicles, or people, were involved in the collision on Wednesday.
More details to follow as information is provided. This story will be updated.
A1 dual carriageway remains closed northbound following a serious RTC. Cars travelling northbound are being diverted via Dromore However, HGVs and other large vehicles are being diverted northbound through Lurgan. Please avoid area if possible.
— Arma, Banb & Crai (@PSNIABC) May 24, 2018
#CoDown following a fatal RTC late Wednesdays evening on A1 Northbound close to Halfway Rd BOTH north & southbound carriageways REMAIN CLOSED to traffic btw Banbridge & Dromore with a diversion set up via #Donaghcloney (06:55) #Newry #Banbridge #Lisburn #Hillsborough
— Trafficwatch NI (@TrafficwatchNI) May 24, 2018
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