Gardaí have asked motorists to avoid the M50 if at all possible this morning after a collision led to 'severe delays'.
The incident occurred southbound between junction 13 and junction 14 Sandyford and several units of Dublin Fire Brigade are at the scene.
We have several fire engines and crews at an RTC on the @M50Dublin Southbound between J13 and J14 Sandyford. Lane 1 and the slip road blocked, 2 lanes still open. Severe delays. #m50safety pic.twitter.com/YyxywpUi7P
— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) September 5, 2018
Gardaí have also requested that onlookers move along as they are contributing to volumes.
Update: M50 collision Junction13 - Traffic being diverted to the green. Please exit if possible at other junctions prior to J13 due to heavy volumes of traffic. Avoid if at all possible. Can onlookers please move along as this is contributing to volumes. #ArriveAlive
— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) September 5, 2018
According to AA Roadwatch, 'traffic on the M50 southbound is very slow from before J13 Ballinteer to J14 Leopardstown Rd where there is a serious crash blocking the left lane and hard shoulder.'