BREAKING: Rush hour car crash on busy Laois road

Michelle Hogan


Michelle Hogan

BREAKING: Rush hour cash on busy Laois road

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash on the main N80 Portlaoise to Mountmellick road in Laois. 

A witness to the aftermath reported one car had gone off the road in what appeared to be a single-vehicle incident roughly halfway between the two towns.

An ambulance and Laois County Fire and Rescue service were at the scene just after 5 pm on Monday evening. 

Met Éireann has issued a weather advisory for the whole country today (June, 24) until 10 pm, with heavy thundery showers possible, especially over Munster and Leinster.

AA Roadwatch has warned drivers to watch out for wet roads and spot flooding in any affected areas.

Laois County Fire and Rescue Service confirmed that the accident involved a single vehicle. The occupant was not trapped in the vehicl.