Sunday 25 June 2017

M50 slip road closed to traffic after truck overturns on busy motorway

A HGV which turned on its side on the N2 southbound slip road to M50 Northbound. Credit: Damien Eagers
A HGV which turned on its side on the N2 southbound slip road to M50 Northbound. Credit: Damien Eagers
Louise Kelly

Louise Kelly

Emergency services have rushed to the scene after a truck overturned on the M50 motorway.

The incident occurred shortly before 12.30pm on the slip road of the N2 North Road inbound.

As a result of the overturned truck, the slip road leading on to the M50 northbound at Junction 5 Finglas has been closed.

At least one man was taken away from the scene in a stretcher by paramedics.

Traffic is now being diverted via the North Road.

Gardai have advised motorists to exercise caution when travelling close to the scene of the crash.

Emergency services vehicles on the n2 after a HGV which turned on its side on the N2 southbound slip road to M50 Northbound. Credit: Damien Eagers
Emergency services vehicles on the n2 after a HGV which turned on its side on the N2 southbound slip road to M50 Northbound. Credit: Damien Eagers

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