Belfast Telegraph

Pictured: Bangor road closed after truck hits bridge

A Northern Ireland road is likely to remain closed for some time after a truck hit a bridge.

The incident happened on the Ballysallagh Road between Bangor and Dundonald on Wednesday evening.

Police have had to close the road until an assessment of the damage can be made by structural engineers.

Road users have been warned the road will likely be closed for the "foreseeable future".

Police described the impact of the incident on traffic as "a nightmare" and urged anyone to avoid the area if possible.

It's thought the low bridge has been hit on a number of occasions and the road closure will cause delays on the A2 between Bangor and Belfast.

"This incident has to potential to cause significant traffic disruption during peak periods," Transport NI said.

Ballysallagh Road Bangor. Hi all. Please avoid the area of the Ballysallagh Road Bangor. There has been another...

Posted by PSNI Ards on Wednesday, November 22, 2017

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