Bailieboro to Virginia traffic being diverted via Mullagh following accident
ROAD CLOSURE Diversions in place
Traffic between Bailieborough and Virginia is now being diverted via Mullagh following a serious collision this morning on the R178. The road is expected to be closed for a number of hours.
The N3 remains closed and all traffic from that route, northbound and southbound, is being diverted via Virginia, Ballyjamesduff, New Inns and vice-versa.
It is expected the N3 will re-open within the next hour.
Gardaí confirmed that they still have officers at the scene.
"As members are still at the scene, no further information is available at this time," a spokesperson said.
Gardaí yesterday appealed for witnesses following a fatal road traffic accident in the Ballyjamesduff area.
The fatal accident involved a car and a lorry and occurred shortly before 5pm on the N3 at New Inns.