Traffic and travel: Main route closed in both directions after lorry collision

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The A1 in Newry will be closed in both directions for several hours this morning after a lorry collision, TrafficwatchNI has revealed.

In a post this morning they say: "A1 #Newry NOW CLOSED in both directions - Northbound Sheepsbridge - Southbound Loughbrickland and likely to be for a few hours - minor injuries to those involved - shed load needs to be recovered plus lorry".

Police say traffic is currently being filtered SOUTH BOUND but there is a large delay. PLEASE AVOID THE AREA