Traffic delays this morning as emergency services deal with overturned car at busy Cork junction

Traffic delays this morning as emergency services deal with overturned car at busy Cork junction

Crews from Ballyvolane are currently dealing with a Road Traffic Collision on the M8 Southbound between Junction 17 Watergrasshill and Junction 18 Glanmire. Image: Cork City Fire Brigade

Crews from Ballyvolane are currently dealing with a Road Traffic Collision on the M8 Southbound between Junction 17 Watergrasshill and Junction 18 Glanmire.

Elsewhere in the city there are delays at various points entering the city.

AA Roadwatch said this morning: "Traffic is busy on the M8 southbound between J17 Watergrasshill and J18 Glanmire where emergency services are blocking the left lane as they deal with an overturned vehicle in the hard shoulder. Traffic is slow through Glanmire, with delays tailing back to Sallybrook.

"Further along on the M8, it’s slow approaching the Dunkettle Interchange.

"Not too far away, the Lwr Glanmire Rd is slow inbound after Dunkettle R/A to Tivoli.

"South City Link Rd is slow from Turners Cross to Albert St."

A status yellow rainfall warning is still in place in Cork with motorists advised to take caution on wet road surfaces.

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