Tuesday 24 April 2018

M50 closed for 20 minutes after minor collision

Aishling Phelan

THE country’s busiest motorway was closed for 20 minutes this morning following a minor collision.

A motorcyclist collided with a heavy goods vehicles shortly after 10am, resulting in the south-bound lanes between Finglas and Blanchardstown being closed.

The motorcyclist is understood to have suffered minor injuries.  Two lanes south-bound were opened at 10.40am.

“The collision was between a motorcycle and another vehicle but all parties are ok,” the Garda Press Office said. 

Tailbacks were cleared shortly after the motorway re-opened.

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