Wednesday 13 December 2017

Multiple incidents on the M50 lead to long delays for morning commuters

Picture of this morning's traffic. Pic via
Picture of this morning's traffic. Pic via
M50 (Stock photo)

Cian Murray

It has been a tough morning for commuters, after a number of incidents have caused long tailbacks around the country.

The wet weather, coupled with extra travellers due to Christmas festivities, have added to the usual morning traffic.

A breakdown in the fast lane of the M50 just before junction nine at the Red Cow is causing delays all the way back to junction seven near Lucan. There are also delays N2 Finglas Road inbound.

A collision at junction 10 northbound is causing further problems for those using the M50 this morning.

Elsewhere in the country, Gardaí are dealing with an incident on Penrose Quay in Cork.

Traffic is backed up on Horgan's Quay.

There are also delays in Kildare, where there was a collision on the M7 Limerick to Dublin Road northbound before junction 10. Emergency services are also at the scene of crash on the Drogheda/Kilmoon Road (R152) around 2km south of Duleek.

More to follow.

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