BREAKING: Traffic Is At A Standstill On The Southside Following A Serious Accident At Charlemont Bridge
Drivers have been urged to avoid the area
The south city centre is experiencing severe traffic congestion at the moment, following an incident on Charlemont Bridge.
According to reports, the incident involved a cyclist and a truck, and occurred shortly after 1pm today.
Advanced paramedics and firefighters are on the scene, and traffic is at a complete standstill between Leeson Street and Portobello, while Ranelagh Road and Harcourt Road have also been closed.
DUBLIN: Traffic along Canal blocked both ways betw Portobello & Leeson St due to crash at Charlemont Bridge. Diversions are in place.— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) March 23, 2016
Dublin Traffic: Road closed at Harcourt rd to Charlemont rd, Ranelagh rd also closed due to serious road collision at Grand Parade Bridge— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) March 23, 2016
Crash between large lorry and cyclist on Charlemont bridge ranelagh. Road closed between Charlemont bridge and Portobello bridge. (13.10pm)— GardaCheckPointDub (@GardaCheckPDub) March 23, 2016
Advanced Paramedics & Donnybrook stn are attending an RTC Grand Parade/Charlemont Bridge. Delays, avoid if you can pic.twitter.com/jqYMpPYeLh— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) March 23, 2016
Here's hoping that nobody's been hurt as a result of this.