Part of M50 closed off following 'serious' collision as evening commuters face delays

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The M50 northbound has been closed off at Junction 4 following a collision this evening.

The crash happened after 5.00pm today:

Emergency services rushed to the scene as one lane of the northbound bore remained open:

All lanes were then closed following the collision:

At the current time, that section of the M50 remains closed:

Traffic is said to be building from Junction 5 as commuters face long delays on Ireland's busiest motorway this evening.