A section of the A8 road which had been closed due to a serious crash has since reopened.

The incident on the A8 Ballynure Road had resulted in it being closed for a time in both directions between Corrs Corner and Doagh Road Roundabout.

This was impacting traffic heading towards Larne and approaching from the Larne direction and road users had been advised to seek an alternative route for their journey.

There are no further details about the crash at this stage.