Tuesday 24 September 2019

Beware of black ice: Number of collisions across the country with motorists being urged to take care

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Amy Molloy

Amy Molloy

Emergency services are currently at the scene of a collision near Dublin Airport.

Traffic is now down to one lane between the M1 and the airport roundabout with further delays expected.

The two middle lanes on the off-ramp from the M1 to the airport are currently blocked following the collision.

There have been a number of reports of black ice across the country.

Gardaí are dealing with a collision involving a truck in Cork on the Charleville/Newmarket Rd around Freemount.

Meanwhile, a car skidded on a patch of ice on the Kinsale Rd between Fivemilebridge and Riverstick.

Gardai and members of the fire service are responding at the scene.

Also in Dublin, there has been a breakdown on the M50 northbound at J10 Ballymount.

In Galway, motorists are being urged to drive carefully due to a fallen tree on the N63 Mountbellow/Roscommon Rd approximately 1km east of Newbridge.

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