Sunday 4 December 2016

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

Published 18/11/2016 | 13:31

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

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

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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.

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

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.

 

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