BREAKING: Huge delays on M7 outside Portlaoise following accident

first_img Emergency services are at the scene of an accident outside Portlaoise this afternoon.The incident occurred on the M7 outhbound between J18 Portlaoise West and J19 M8, just before the toll plaza.AA Roadwatch are reporting that ’emergency services are en route to an overturned car’.They say that traffic is extremely heavy on approach.An eyewitness described the traffic as being at ‘a standstill’.The eyewitness said: “Traffic is at a standstill in both lanes heading away from Portlaoise towards the toll plaza.“Fire brigade and ambulances are also there at present.”It is unclear at this stage if anyone has been injured.More to Follow.SEE ALSO – Mountrath student named Laois Spelling Bee Champion for 2019 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleMountrath student named Laois Spelling Bee Champion for 2019Next articleSome big clashes in store as draws made for Laois hurling championships Alan HartnettStradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016. Pinterest Community New Arles road opens but disquiet over who was invited to official opening WhatsApp Home News BREAKING: Huge delays on M7 outside Portlaoise following accident News TAGSaccident Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Laois secondary school announces scholarship winners for new academic year Community Charlie Flanagan on Electric Picnic: ‘I’d ask organisers to consult with community leaders’ Council Twitter BREAKING: Huge delays on M7 outside Portlaoise following accident Facebook By Alan Hartnett – 27th February 2019 last_img read more