Vehicle fires causing serious delays in both Cork and Galway during morning rush hour
Vehicle fires caused massive rush hour delays in both Galway and Cork this morning.
In Cork, there was a truck on fire on the the N40 westbound near J10 Mahon.
CORK: Truck on fire on N40 westbound near J10 Mahon causing delays from Dunkettle Int. Smoke may affect visibility. https://t.co/qvBPcgxUj8— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) October 20, 2016
AA indicated that the smoke was affecting visibility in the area.
The N8 Dublin Road also experienced 4km tailbacks heading towards the Dunkettle Interchange as a result of the incident.
Truck on fire in cork this morning. pic.twitter.com/DyW88QQlW6— Dave Lyons (@LyonsDave14) October 20, 2016
There is also severe delays in Galway, as a car is on fire on the N6 dual-carriageway at Ballybrit.
Traffic is down to one lane.
GALWAY: Traffic is down to one lane outbound on the N6 at Ballybrit as emergency services deal with a car on fire. https://t.co/qvBPcgxUj8— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) October 20, 2016