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Lorry crash causing major disruption on M1 outside Moira

There is major traffic disruption on the M1 near Moira following a lorry crash earlier this morning.

The heavy duty vehicle hit the central reservation between junction eight at Blaris and junction nine at Moira around 11:45am.

The outer lanes on either side of the barrier remain closed this afternoon

A second unrelated crash on the motorway Belfast-bound is causing further delays further up the motorway from county Armagh.

There are no reports of any injuries but police said disruption should be expected.

A PSNI spokeswoman said: “The two outside lanes of the M1 in both directions are currently blocked by lorry which has collided with central reservation between the Moira roundabout and Blaris. There are no reports of any injuries, however disruption should be expected.”

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