M50 southbound closed after serious collision
Gardai have confirmed the M50 has been closed southbound this afternoon after a serious crash.
M50 closed at Jct 6 Blanchardstown Southbound due to serious collision. Diversions are in place— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) November 18, 2015
According to AA Roadwatch, motorists are being diverted onto the Junction 6 off ramp.
The collision is believed to involve a truck but a Garda spokesperson told us they are giving out no further details at present.
Dublin Traffic: Correction. Expect delays M50 Sthbound at J6 Blanchardstown following a collision involving truck.— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) November 18, 2015
Dublin Fire Brigade have also tweeted about this incident
Gardaí said traffic is being diverted up the Junction 6 slip road to rejoin the M50 as all three southbound lanes are closed.
They added they anticipate lane 3 will reopen shortly after a forensic collision examination by gardaí.