Van overturns in Laois motorway accident

THERE was a single vehicle accident on the M7 Limerick to Dublin motorway at approximately 7.30am this morning (Thursday, August 2) in Co Laois.

THERE was a single vehicle accident on the M7 Limerick to Dublin motorway at approximately 7.30am this morning (Thursday, August 2) in Co Laois.

A van overturned north of Ballybrittas between the exit for New Inn and Monasterevin resulting in a partial closure of the left lane.

The accident was attended by the emergency services, with Acting Laois Chief Fire Officer Declan Power explaining that the scene was cleared within half an hour and that there were no one was seriously injured as a result of the crash.