Fire services are dealing with a “major” oil spill on the N40 South Ring Road with the road closed as a result.
Two units of Cork City Fire Brigade are in attendance, cleaning up the incident that occurred due to a puncture in a truck carrying fuel.
The emergency call was made around 12pm.
Anglesea street crews currently dealing with a major oil spill on the N40 South Ring Road Westbound between the Tunnel and the Mahon slip road.— Cork City Fire Brigade (@CorkCityFire) March 9, 2021
Road Closed as a result, avoid the area if possible.#CorkTraffic pic.twitter.com/exshboXxzL
Gardaí have said the Jack Lynch Tunnel will be closed through lunch for about 40 minutes while the clean up is underway.