Serious crash closes M1 in both directions near Tamnamore

The M1 in Northern Ireland has been closed in both directions following a serious crash near Tamnamore between junctions 13 and 14.

Friday, 23rd December 2016, 3:38 pm
Updated Thursday, 29th December 2016, 3:02 pm
The scene of the accident on the M1. Photo by Tony Hendron

Police in Co Tyrone have advised drivers to allow extra time for their journey.

John McPoland from the NI Ambulance Service said they were alerted at 12.37pm of a single vehicle crash on the citybound side of the motorway.

Paramedics attended the scene but no one was taken from it, he confirmed.

It is understood there are long delays and motorists are being urged to avoid the area if possible.