Emergency services are at the scene of a crash on the Dublin Limerick Cork m7 motorway in Laois.
AA Roadwatch has reported a crash on the M7 eastbound between J17 Portlaoise Centre and J16 Portlaoise East.
The northbound side is now closed. On the southbound side, the right lane is closed. Traffic is starting to build on approach.
TII Traffic says road diversions have been put in place as emergency services deal with the crash.
The incident was ongoing just after 4:00 pm on Tuesday.
Incident Update: Collision on M7 between J17 - PORTLAOISE and J16 - PORTLAOISE (Both) Lanes affected: Full Road Closure in both directions. Diversions in place. https://t.co/kt5EM5opsR— TII Traffic (@TIITraffic) July 9, 2019