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Diversions in place as emergency services attend fatal collision on M50

Gardaí and emergency services are currently at the scene of a fatal collision on the M50 Northbound.

The road is currently closed between junctions 9 and 7 northbound with diversions in place. The incident occurred shortly before 2pm today.

Gardaí are encouraging all road users on the N7 Northbound to try and avoid the area or take alternative routes if possible.

M50 operators said: “Motorists are advised to follow the diversion route from J9 N’bound back to J7 as shown in the photo. All lanes are expected to remain closed for a number of hours. Please avoid the area if possible. Traffic is extremely heavy on both sides of the motorway.”

Motorist are advised to follow the diversion route from J9 N'bound back to J7 as shown in the photo. All lanes are expected to remain closed for a number of hours. Please avoid the area if possible. Traffic is extremely heavy on both sides of the motorway. #m50safety pic.twitter.com/8PVLRXogkU

— M50 Dublin (@M50Dublin) June 3, 2022

It also added that traffic is being allowed to travel on the hard shoulder past the collision to clear those stuck between J9 Red Cow and J7 Lucan.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward or who may have camera footage who were travelling on the M50 Northbound before Junction 9 prior to the road being closed or to any road users who may have passed the scene to please make this footage available to Gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Lucan Garda Station on 01 6667300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.