Wednesday 13 December 2017

Emergency services attend five separate collisions on Irish roads as motorists urged to slow down in wet conditions

Connolly Station. Stock picture
Connolly Station. Stock picture
Independent.ie Newsdesk

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Emergency services attended the scene of five separate crashes this morning, as motorists were warned of wet road conditions.

In the capital there has been a crash in the median of the M50 northbound, between the Blanchardstown and Finglas junctions.

Emergency services are also attending the scene of a collision on the Templeogue Road inbound before Terenure and delays are expected.

Delays on the N4 inbound are continuing after a crash was cleared from junction three.

There was also a crash on the Clontarf Road at Castle Avenue this morning which has been cleared.

In Cork, there has been a crash on the Wilton Road at Dennehy’s Cross, the AA reports.

In Kildare crash is also in the process of being cleared on N7 at the Johnstown junction, the AA reports. There is also a fuel spill in the area.

Rail passengers have also been warned of delays due to a mechanical fault on a train at Tara Street.

Earlier this morning a commuter train was delayed due a medical emergency.

The 5.40am Dundalk to Pearse train was delayed at Drogheda due to a customer on-board requiring medical assistance.

Irish Rail informed customers that a 25 minute delay was to be expected.

Commuters are advised to take caution due to the wet conditions across the country.

An overnight collision on the N7 Naas Road southbound has been cleared and the road has been re-opened.

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