Sunday 23 October 2016

Woman killed after bus and car crash on main Belfast to Dublin road - three people injured

Published 05/08/2016 | 14:18

A1 Belfast to Dublin road. Picture: Google Maps
A1 Belfast to Dublin road. Picture: Google Maps

A woman has died following a Friday morning crash between a coach and a car on the A1 Belfast to Dublin road - police have confirmed.

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She was aged in her 60s. The road has been closed in both directions after the accident close to the Hillsbrough Road on the Lisburn-bound side of the carriageway.

The incident happened after 8am on Friday.

Paramedics attended the scene and three people from the car were taken to hospital. They were described as "walking wounded".

No-one in the coach was injured.

The fire service also attended the scene.

There are long delays in the area and motorists have been advised to avoid the area if possible.

Vehicles are not being allowed on to the carriageway at the junction between the Ballygowan Road and the Dromore Road.

Traffic is being diverted through Hillsborough.

The road is a major route for Belfast to Dublin travel.

Belfast Telegraph

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