The Church Road in Ballynahinch is currently closed due a road traffic collision involving a lorry which has resulted in a driver being cut from his car.

he PSNI said on Friday morning the street is closed between Dromore Street and Carlisle Park due the two vehicle collision which occurred around 9.15am. 

The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service were also in attendance, and have said they used cutting equipment to remove the driver of the car from his vehicle. 

The driver was later taken into care by the Northern Ireland Ambulance service, with a spokesperson for NIFRS confirming the driver of the lorry was also taken into the care of an ambulance crew. 

Motorists have been advised to avoid the area and seek alternative routes. 

This marks the second collision involving a lorry within days. On Thursday, a 60-year-old man died after an collision involving a lorry in Waringstown. 

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