16 Aug 2022

County Derry road closed following serious collision

Motorists should avoid the area.

County Derry road closed following serious collision

Aughrim Road, Magherafelt. Pic: Google Maps.

A County Derry road has been closed by police following a serious road traffic collision.

"The Aughrim Road, Magherafelt is closed between the Killyneese Road and to the Bypass Roundabout, following  a report of a serious road traffic collision this evening, Tuesday 7th June," said a PSNI spokesperson.

"Motorists are advised to avoid the area and seek alternative main routes for their journey."

Earlier today, diversions were put in place after a lorry caught fire on the Hillhead Road, Castledawson.

The road remains closed to allow for emergency resurfacing to take place, but is expected to be open again by Wednesday morning.

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