Traffic Is At A Standstill After A 'Serious Collision' At The Merrion Gates – Steer Clear If Possible
Authorities have said that delays are to be expected
Traffic is at a standstill on the Merrion Road due to a "serious collision" at the Merrion Gates.
The outbound road and access to Strand Road through the gates have both been blocked, and tailbacks heading out of the city centre are severe, a witness at the scene has told Lovin Dublin.
According to gardai, emergency services are at the scene, and major delays are to be expected.
Dublin; Road traffic collision at Merrion Gates. Emergency services at scene. One lane open. Expect delays— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) June 17, 2016
Merrion Road Inbound has no access to Strand Road due to a serious collision at Merrion Gates. Merrion Rd outbound also blocked— Live Drive (@LiveDrive) June 17, 2016
DUB: Merrion Rd blocked outbound at Merrion Gates due to incident. Access to Strand Rd from Rock Rd also blocked. https://t.co/qvBPcgxUj8— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) June 17, 2016
The lanes have reopened, however delays remain in the area.