4.15pm update: Police have re-opened Bridge street following the earlier multi-vehicle collision.
Emergency services are currently dealing with a serious road traffic collision in Portadown this afternoon (Friday).
A PSNI spokesperson said: “Bridge Street in Portadown is closed due to a road traffic collision. Our officers are on scene. Please follow their direction. We’ll keep you updated.”
It is understood to have involved at least three cars.
Fire crews and ambulance are also in attendance.
The scene has been closed off between Edenderry Bridge and the traffic lights towards Asda, one eye-witness told Armagh I.
He added: “The bottom end of Portadown is at a complete standstill”.
Motorists are advised to avoid the area this afternoon.
Horrific accident on Bridge Street Portadown – please avoid the area. pic.twitter.com/rf7o8oks9V
— Doug Beattie (@BeattieDoug) September 4, 2020