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Traffic chaos on motoway after transporter sheds load

Traffic at standstill and long tailbacks

There is traffic chaos and serious disruption on the M1 this evening.

It comes after a transporter lorry shed its load.

It happened between Craigavon and the Birches.

The incident has forced the closure of the westbound lane of the motorway between junctions 11 and 12.

Traffic is reportedly at a standstill.

Police say there are no reports of any injuries.

The road is expected to remain closed for a number of hours.

Avoid the area if at all possible or be prepared to wait.


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