Major delays of 'up to 90 minutes' on M50 as car abandoned in left lane and dumper truck sheds load
There are reports of major delays on the M50 northbound due to a car being abandoned in the left lane, just after the Red Cow (J9) exit.
Traffic is moving very slow and is particularly heavy from the J12 at Firhouse, due to a dumper truck shedding its load earlier.
The debris has since been removed and all lanes have been reopened, but there are tailbacks of up to 90 minutes are being reported
However, according to AA Roadwatch, southbound traffic is “moving well”.
M50: All lanes open northbound after J7 Lucan. Heavy from J12 Firhouse. Abandoned car in left lane after J9 Red Cow. https://t.co/qvBPcggiUy— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) January 9, 2017
Earlier, there was a collision on the M50 southbound at Tallaght which has since been cleared.
Meanwhile, motorists in Wexford are being urged to avoid the N25 Wexford/Rosslare Rd due to a crash near the Duncannon Rd.