The southbound carriageway of the A1 Dromore Road in Banbridge has reopened following a road traffic collision this evening (Friday).
Motorists are being advised that the northbound lanes remain closed at this time.
Emergency services are currently dealing with a serious incident.
A number of ambulance crews are on the scene. The Air Ambulance has landed on the carriageway.
Traffic had been at a standstill just after 6pm but diversions have since been put in place.
Avoid the area if you are heading towards Belfast this evening.
There are no further details at this stage.
Turning back to Belfast because of a very serious crash on the A1. Been sent down some rural roads and the cows have blocked off the cars behind me! pic.twitter.com/bODni9oFOo
— Leanna Byrne (@Leanna_Byrne) August 16, 2019
#A1 – traffic’s at a standstill on the A1 heading south at #Banbridge. The A1 remains CLOSED in BOTH directions near Tullyraine Quarry after a crash. If you’ve a flight to catch at #Dublin Airport later leave plenty of time to get there pic.twitter.com/QfVq6xjJUB
— BBCNI Travel (@BBCNITravel) August 16, 2019
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