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Road accident temporarily closes off A1 near Banbridge

Police accident

There has been an accident on the A1 at Banbridge this morning (Wednesday).

Emergency services are in attendance and the road had been closed southbound towards Newry for a short period.

However, in the last few minutes (8.15am), police have confirmed the road has re-opened.

There are no further details at this early stage but some delays are still expected as a result.

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There has also been a four-vehicle road accident on the A2 Belfast Road in Bangor, near Balllygilbert Church. The road is down to one lane

RTC A2 Belfast Rd #Bangor Belfast bound nr Balllygilbert Church – road down to one lane (07:30) – expect delays.

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