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17th May 2024

Dublin Airport warns passengers about M50 delays after ‘serious’ crash

Stephen Porzio

Lanes have been closed on the M50 due to the collision.

Dublin Airport has issued a warning to passengers travelling to the airport about delays on the M50 following a “serious” crash on Friday morning (17 May).

In a statement to JOE, a Garda spokesperson said: “Gardaí and emergency services are currently attending a traffic collision at Junction Six Northbound on the M50.

“Diversions are in place while the scene is being attended and delays are expected. No further information is available at this time.”

Gardaí have also said that traffic disruptions on and around the M50 and connected roads are “expected to continue into the afternoon”.

M50 Dublin also wrote on Twitter: “All lanes currently closed from J7 Lucan N’bound due to a serious collision. Traffic is very heavy on approach.

“Please avoid the area if possible.”

Following the reports, Dublin Airport issued fresh advice for passengers heading to the airport today.

It reads: “Passengers travelling to Dublin Airport are advised of delays on the M50 northbound due to a traffic collision at Junction 6 (Lucan).

“Diversions are currently in place at the Lucan exits.

“Please plan your route accordingly and see @GardaTraffic for further updates.”

Main image via Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie & M50Dublin/Twitter

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