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Queuing traffic for miles outside Armagh following RTC on Markethill Road

Police accident

***2.15PM Update: The Markethill Road has re-opened following the earlier collision****

Emergency services are currently dealing with a road traffic collision on the outskirts of Armagh city this afternoon (Friday).

Police are advising motorists of long delays on the Markethill Road between Armagh and Markethill.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “One lane is closed and delays are expected in the area.

“Motorists are asked to seek an alternative route if possible”.

It is understood the incident occurred around midday close to Curran Commercials.

Traffic is queued for miles right back into the city around Roadside Motors close to the junction with Ardmore.

There are no further details at this stage.

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