Man injured in industrial accident

Published Sunday, 02 February 2014
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A man has been injured after what has been described as an industrial accident on the A1 close to Hillsborough.

Man injured in industrial accident
The accident closed a section of the road. (© UTV)

Part of the northbound section of the A1 Hillsborough Road was closed for a time on Sunday afternoon after the accident.

It is believed the incident occurred during a tree felling exercise along a stretch of the road.

The Health and Safety Executive is investigating.

A spokeswoman said one man was injured and taken to hospital.

His condition is not known at this stage.

The road has been reopened to traffic.

© UTV News
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