Serious crash on Portlaoise to Mountmellick road this morning

Lynda Kiernan

Reporter:

Lynda Kiernan

Road accident near Mountmellick

Emergency services are on the scene of a serious crash on the N80 Portlaoise to Tullamore road near Mountmellick in Laois this morning.

The crash took place near the turn to Ballyfin and Derrycloney near Mountmellick.

The accident took place before 8.45am this morning Monday December 3. 

A witness has reported that a car is overturned in a field.

The road is temporarily closed to traffic with traffic backlogged in both directions.

Several units of the emergency services are attending.