Northern Ireland

Part of A2 road reopens following serious crash

The collision happened on Monday afternoon

Police have named a mother and daughter who died after being hit by a car
Road closed Part of the A2 Belfast to Bangor road is closed following a crash. (Ian West/PA)

Part of the main road between Belfast and Bangor has reopened following a serious crash in Co Down.

The collision happened on the A2 Bangor Road in the Cultra area on Monday afternoon.

A PSNI spokesperson said the crash happened close to the Balygrainey Road junction.

The A2 has been closed in both directions following a serious traffic collision. Please find another route if you’re travelling between Bangor and Holywood today. Really hope everyone involved is okay. 🙏🏻

Posted by Connie Egan MLA on Monday 1 April 2024

Part of the road was closed between the Culloden area and the Devil’s Elbow, with motorists urged to avoid the area and seek alternative routes.

The stretch of road reopened on Monday evening.