The Air Ambulance is at the scene of a road traffic collision on the A1.
It happened on the northbound carriageway at Newry, near its junction with the Camlough Road.
The A1 is closed in both directions, from Sheepsbridge to Camlough Road.
Police are describing the incident as “serious” and are advising of delays in the area.
A spokesperson said: “Please seek an alternative route if possible.
There are no further details at present.
Accident on a1 at Camlough Road. Air ambulance at scene. Hoping all involved are ok pic.twitter.com/vuddoimctb
— Rosemarie Stewart (@rosieaniur64) January 9, 2019
@coolfm really bad accident coming out of Newry on to A1 air ambulance etc there now would avoid if possible
— CS (@chloemegan96) January 9, 2019
Police are advising motorists of delays on the northbound carriageway of the A1 at Newry near its junction with the Camlough Road following a road traffic collision. Please seek an alternative route if possible.
— PSNI (@PoliceServiceNI) January 9, 2019
Road shut both ways as air ambulance is at scene. South bound should be opening again but north bound could be closed for some time
— wilco (@wilco_08) January 9, 2019
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