Shore Road to remain closed after collision

Motorists are being advised that the Shore Road in Newtownabbey is to remain closed for a number of hours following a road traffic collision.

A Department for Infrastructure spokesperson said: “The A2 Shore Road is closed in both directions between Station Road and Rushpark. There are long delays on all approaches and drivers should seek an alternative route.

The scene facing Northern Regional College in Newtownabbey which has seen both sides of the road closed since early morning. ' Credit Presseye/Stephen Hamilton

The scene facing Northern Regional College in Newtownabbey which has seen both sides of the road closed since early morning. ' Credit Presseye/Stephen Hamilton

“This closure is likely to be in place to mid afternoon at the earliest.”

There are no further details at this time.

The area near the Northern Regional College in Newtownabbey which has seen both sides of the road closed since early morning. '' Credit Presseye/Stephen Hamilton

The area near the Northern Regional College in Newtownabbey which has seen both sides of the road closed since early morning. '' Credit Presseye/Stephen Hamilton