Motorists are being advised of a crash in the Bessbrook area this evening (Friday). The incident happened shortly after 4pm in the High Street area of the village.

The scene of a road traffic incident on the Camlough Road, Newry. Photograph: NewRayPics
The scene of a road traffic incident on the Camlough Road, Newry. Photograph: NewRayPics

There are currently no indications of how many vehicles have been involved.

However, police have warned drivers to stay away as emergency services deal with the incident.

A police spokesperson said: “Drivers are urged to avoid High Street in Bessbrook due to a road traffic collision. Avoid the area and seek an alternative route if possible.”