Car ablaze on M50 during rush-hour traffic
A car is on fire on the M50 southbound this evening, forcing severe delays to commuters on both sides of the motorway.
M50: All lanes now open southbound at J4 Ballymun. Still delays from the M1.— Live Drive (@LiveDrive) April 22, 2016
Commuters will face delays on the M50 this evening due to a car being on fire on the busy Dublin motorway.
The vehicle is currently ablaze somewhere between Junction 4 Ballymun and Junction 5 Finglas on the southbound bore.
DUB: 2 lanes of M50 southbd closed due to car on fire before J4 Ballymun. Take care as it may affect visibility. https://t.co/tL7fChXK3h— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) April 22, 2016
M50 : Car on fire,junction 5 Southbound before off ramp on outside lane. Avoid if possible. Expect delays.— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) April 22, 2016
The blazing car has also forced the right lane of the M50 northbound to close as emergency services attend to the incident:
The right lane of the M50 northbound is also closed while fire services deal with the car on fire on the southbound carriageway.— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) April 22, 2016