Traffic chaos following Dromore lorry fire

The A1 was closed in both directions this morning causing long tailbacks and diversions due to a Lorry Fire. Photo Paul Byrne
The A1 was closed in both directions this morning causing long tailbacks and diversions due to a Lorry Fire. Photo Paul Byrne

A LORRY fire on the A1 near Dromore has caused traffic chaos during this morning’s (Thursday’s) rush hour.

Nobody was hurt in the blaze which happened close to the coach works on the Banbridge Road early on Thursday morning.

The A1 was closed in both directions this morning causing long tailbacks and diversions due to a Lorry Fire. Photo Paul Byrne

The A1 was closed in both directions this morning causing long tailbacks and diversions due to a Lorry Fire. Photo Paul Byrne

The A1 was closed in both directions as rush hour commuters had to deal with diversions.