Monday 5 December 2016

Man dies after road collision on M50

Published 18/11/2015 | 15:49

The scene of an incident on the M50 at J6 this evening Picture Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.
The scene of an incident on the M50 at J6 this evening Picture Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.
Traffic on the M50 Southbound at a standstill due to an incident at J6 Blanchardstown this evening. Picture Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

A man has died following a road traffic collision on the M50 this afternoon.

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Gardai are investigating the incident which involved a lorry and a pedestrian.

Gardai do not have an age for the deceased yet.

The collision occurred at approximately 2.10pm today.

Nobody else was injured in the incident.

The man's body has been removed to the mortuary at Blanchardstown Hospital.

Traffic on the M50 Southbound at a standstill due to an incident at J6 Blanchardstown this evening. Picture Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.
Traffic on the M50 Southbound at a standstill due to an incident at J6 Blanchardstown this evening. Picture Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

The M50 southbound was closed at junction 6 for a short time but the third lane has since reopened to traffic.

Gardai report to be finished their examination of the scene and the area is currently being cleaned.

It is expected to open shortly.

Rush-hour commuters could face delays in the area this evening.

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