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Gridlock Huge tailbacks reported on M1 after traffic accident causes serious delays

One person caught up in the chaos said they had been at a standstill for over an hour as a series of emergency vehicles attended the scene

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There were massive delays reported on the M1 this afternoon

There were massive delays reported on the M1 this afternoon

There were massive delays reported on the M1 this afternoon

Huge tailbacks have been reported on the M1 southbound around Dundalk after a traffic accident caused serious delays this afternoon. 

One person caught up in the chaos said they had been at a standstill for over an hour as a series of emergency vehicles attended the scene.

Gardaí and emergency services said this afternoon that they are currently in attendance at the scene of a traffic collision that occurred on the M1 southbound between Junction 16 and 17 at approximately 12.50pm.

“A single vehicle was involved in this incident,” gardai said. “One man, aged in his 40s, suffered non-life threatening injuries as a result of this collision.

“The road is currently closed while the scene is being attended with local diversions in place.”

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