M1 crash causes traffic chaos in north Dublin

A crash on the M1 motorway has caused major traffic delays on the in north Co Dublin this morning.

Two people were critically injured during a collision involving five cars on the southbound stretch of the motorway between Donabate and Swords in the early hours of the morning. One of those people is now understood to be in a stable condition.

The road between Donabate and Walshestown will remain closed until this afternoon as a result and diversions are in place via the Old Swords road.

Traffic is already seriously backed-up and motorists are being advised to avoid the area if possible.

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