TWO people have died following a crash on the A1 outside Newry this afternoon (Friday).
A PSNI spokesperson said that a man in his 80s and a woman in her 40s died in the three-vehicle collision.
The crash took place at around 2.45pm on the northbound carriageway at the Moneymore Road junction and involved a lorry, a silver Skoda Fabia and a bronze coloured Ford Focus.
The man died at the scene while the woman died later in hospital. They were both travelling in the Skoda.
Officers from the Collision Investigation Unit are asking that anyone with information or who may have dash-cam footage of the incidence should contact them on 101 quoting reference 731 12/10/18.
The A1 remains closed between Loughbrickland and Newry.