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Two vehicle collision closes Newry carriageway in both directions

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Emergency services are currently dealing with a serious road traffic collision in Newry this morning (Tuesday).

Motorists are being advised to avoid the Warrenpoint Road following the two-vehicle crash.

The carriageway is currently closed in both directions and diversions are in place. Please seek an alternative route for your journey.

A NI Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson told Armagh I the incident involved three vehicles.

Crews were called to the scene on the Warrenpoint Road at 10.05am

Three appliances are in attendance – two from Newry and one from Warrenpoint. The incident is ongoing.

Midday update: The Warrenpoint-bound lane has now reopened.

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