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Major delays on the M50 after cement lorry overturns

Hydraulic fluid has leaked onto the road creating a hazard.

MOTORISTS ARE BEING advised to expect major delays after a cement truck overturned on the M50.

The incident happened on the southbound slip road at Junction 9 near to the Naas Road and the Red Cow hotel.

Dublin Fire Brigade has tweeted that hydraulic fluid has leaked from the vehicle, creating a hazard and diversions have been put in place.

Drivers are being asked to divert at Junction 2 Kingswood and to take the N81 to access the M50 Southbound also.

The incident was the result of a road traffic accident and the driver of the truck has been taken to hospital.

The recovery effort to remove the vehicle from the road is ongoing and emergency services are at the scene.

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