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Lorry containing asbestos overturns in Warrenpoint town centre

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A lorry overturns in Warrenpoint town centre. Pic www.visitwarrenpoint.com

A lorry overturns in Warrenpoint town centre. Pic www.visitwarrenpoint.com

A lorry overturns in Warrenpoint town centre. Pic www.visitwarrenpoint.com

A lorry thought to contain asbestos has overturned in Warrenpoint town centre.

The vehicle overturned on Saturday morning - causing a number of diversions in the area.

It's believed the lorry had been carrying low-grade asbestos.

Police have cordoned off the area around the damaged vehicle while it is taken away.

The removal could take several hours.

It's understood there were no injuries.

Drivers of heavy good vehicles travelling through Warrenpoint are advised to divert via Hilltown due to diversions in place as a result.

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