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traffic chaos Man hospitalised after truck overturns near Red Cow Roundabout on M50

One man has been injured after a truck overturned onto the M50 this morning.

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Overturned truck on M50. Photo credit: Dublin Fire Brigade

Overturned truck on M50. Photo credit: Dublin Fire Brigade

Overturned truck on M50. Photo credit: Dublin Fire Brigade

Emergency services are at the scene after a truck overturned on the M50 - leading to major traffic delays along the motorway.

Earlier this morning, the vehicle overturned on the N7 slip road and moved onto the M50.

A man was injured in the incident and has been taken to hospital.

A garda spokesperson said that the man’s injuries are “non-life threatening in nature.”

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Photo credit: Dublin Fire Brigade

Photo credit: Dublin Fire Brigade

Photo credit: Dublin Fire Brigade

The incident has lead to major traffic delays across the city.

According to AA Roadwatch, sections of the motorway remain closed while emergency services try and clear the debris.

"The M50 northbound is closed between J11 Tallaght and J9 Red Cow due to an overturned truck.

"Traffic is very heavy from before J12 Firhouse through to J11, where traffic is being diverted via the N81.

"The on-ramp from the Naas Rd outbound onto the M50 at J9 is also closed, but traffic can join the motorway at J9 via the on-ramp from the N7 inbound.

"Traffic is slowing on surrounding routes around Walkinstown and Firhouse," a spokesman said.

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Gardaí are currently attending the scene at Junction 9 Northbound on the M50 where debris is being cleared from the motorway.

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Photo credit: Dublin Fire Brigade

Photo credit: Dublin Fire Brigade

Photo credit: Dublin Fire Brigade

Gardaí have advised motorists to “avoid this route where possible” as traffic is moving slowly.

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