Sunday 5pm: Roads re-opened after security alert closed A26 into Antrim

PSNI

POLICE said around 5pm on Sunday a security alert in Antrim which closed part of the A26 between the Dunsilly roundabout and the Kilbegs Road roundabout was continuing but that section of road had re-opened.

Earlier, around 1.30pm, police had said the A26 in Antrim has been closed between the Dunsilly roundabout and the Kilbegs Road roundabout due to an ongoing security alert following the discovery of a suspicious object in the area.

Diversions were in place and motorists had been advised to avoid the area and seek an alternative route for their journey.

 

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