M7 motorway reopens after serious three car crash

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M7 reopens following crash near Monasterevin

No confirmation of injuries yet from Dublin / Cork / Limerick motorway collision

Gardai have reopened the M7 motorway Limerick/ Cork / Dublin Rd northbound at J15 Ballybrittas following the serious collision earlier this afternoon. 

The M7 remains was closed following the three car crash beyond the Monasterevin junction in Kildare on the M7 motorway. 

Traffic was diverted off the motorway at Junction 15 via the Old Dublin Rd. This resulted in the motorway backing up for several kilmotres.

Laois Fire and Rescue Service attended but were not required on arrival.

There was report of an fatality but this has not yet been confirmed.