St Stephen's day crashes cause heavy traffic delays on M1
Emergency services are the scene of two crashes on the M1 motorway this afternoon with gardaí reporting long traffic delays.
Shortly after 12 noon gardaí reported that they were attending two road traffic collisions on M1 Northbound close to Junction 6, Balbriggan.
Two road traffic collisions on M1 Northbound close to junction 6, Balbriggan. Delays expected. Please approach with caution.— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) December 26, 2016
They advised motorists to expect delays and "approach with caution".
A short time later Dublin Fire Brigade tweeted they were attending the scene of the road traffic collision. They were also investigating reports of a fire at the scene.
Gardaí have no reports of serious injuries.
Shortly before 3pm AA Roadwatch tweeted that the collisions had been cleared up and delays should now ease.
DUBLIN/Meath: Collision on M1 Dublin/Belfast Rd n'bound between J6 Balbriggan & J7 Julianstown. Approach with care. https://t.co/qvBPcgxUj8— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) December 26, 2016