M50 southbound closed after serious collision

M50 has been closed
M50 has been closed

Gardai have confirmed the M50 has been closed southbound this afternoon after a serious crash.

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 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.