Man in 50's dies in M1 crash

Man in 50's dies in  M1 crash

A single vehicle crash in County Meath has claimed the life of a man in his 50s.

The accident happened on the M1 - between Junctions 7 and 8 Southbound - near Julianstown at around 8:30am this morning.

The man was driving an articulated truck, and was pronounced dead at the scene.

A stretch of the motorway was closed earlier to facilitate a technical examination.

Earlier: Gardaí are dealing with a serious road traffic accident on the M1 near Drogheda in Co Louth.

It is understood that the driver of a vehicle is in a critical condition after the accident, which happened in the Julianstown area this morning.

The M1 road is closed southbound at junction 9 and diversions are in place.


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