A5 closed after crash involving lorry and car

A police car parked next to a sign that reads: POLICE - ACCIDENT

The incident happened on a part of the road between Omagh and Ballygawley

The A5 remains closed following a serious crash between a car and a lorry on Tuesday evening.

The incident happened on a stretch of the Curr Road between Omagh and Ballygawley in County Tyrone.

The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service received a 999 call at 19:18 GMT and despatched crews to the scene – along with police and firefighters.

The road remains closed in in both directions and diversions have been put in place.

At 06:30 GMT on Wednesday, the police said the road is likely to be closed for several hours.