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M50 northbound shut down following ‘serious’ crash in Dublin

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Paul Hyland

Gardaí are currently at the scene of a serious road traffic collision on the M50 northbound.

All lanes on the northbound motorway have been sealed off following the collision between J9 Red Cow and J7 Lucan and diversions are in place.

Gardaí said the motorway is expected to remain closed for a number of hours while emergency services attend the scene

Gardaí are also encouraging all road users on the N7 northbound to try and avoid the area or take alternative routes if possible.

A spokesman said: "Gardaí are currently at the scene of a serious RTC on the M50 northbound.

"The road is currently closed between junctions 9 and 7 northbound with diversions in place. Gardaí are encouraging all road users to avoid the area if possible."

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