Northern Ireland

Crash cleared after four-car collision

Damage to roadside barrier after crash on A1 in Newry Image copyright BBC / Kevin Sharkey
Image caption Damage to roadside barrier after crash on A1 in Newry

A crash on the A1 Dublin Road near Newry has now been cleared.

The crash happened just before the turn off for Armagh, close to the Carnbane Industrial Estate.

It is understood no one was taken to hospital.

Both lanes of the dual carriageway were blocked for drivers heading south for a time but are now clear.

The PSNI say that up to four cars were involved.

Image copyright BBC / Kevin Sharkey
Image caption The A1 near Newry is now clear after being blocked for a time after the crash