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Ireland Gardai urge people to avoid Kimmage Road following collision

04:40  29 september  2019
04:40  29 september  2019 Source:   dublinlive.ie

Multiple collisions and low hanging wires cause early morning traffic chaos across north Dublin

  Multiple collisions and low hanging wires cause early morning traffic chaos across north Dublin Multiple collisions and low hanging wires cause early morning traffic chaos across north DublinJust before 7am this morning, a collision on the Oscar Traynor Road in Coolock led to heavy delays that quickly went as far back as the Port Tunnel and M1/M50.

Gardaí have asked motorists to avoid the M50 if at all possible this morning after a collision led to 'severe delays'.The incident occurred southbound between junction 13 and junction 14 Sandyford and several Avoid if at all possible. Can onlookers please move along as this is contributing to volumes.

As the most vulnerable road users, we often take for granted how quickly an accident can happen. Short of wrapping yourself in bubble wrap before each ride, there are safety measures you can take to reduce your risk of an accident. You can’t control everyone around you

a street scene with focus on the side of a road: Kimmage Road © Google Kimmage Road

A busy South Dublin road has been closed in both directions after a crash.

Emergency services are currently at the scene on Kimmage Road with diversions now in place via Greenlea.

Gardai are urging everyone to avoid the area and use alternative routes.

They said: "Traffic Alert: Diversions in place due to a Road Traffic Collision on  Kimmage Rd West, Terenure. Please avoid the area and use alternative routes."

AA Roadwatch said: "Gardai are dealing with a crash on Kimmage Rd West at the KCR junction, with the road completely blocked.

"Diversions are in place via Greenlea Rd. Traffic is slow approaching on Fortfield Rd coming from the Rathfarnham side."

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Rear end collisions are the most common type of motor vehicle crash in the United States. New crash avoidance technologies such as forward- collision warning systems and autonomous braking systems are becoming more widespread, and show significant potential for helping to reduce crashes.

Footage of Kimmage incident released as warning to take care on roads over Bank Holiday weekend. The footage shows a car overturning following a collision on the Kimmage Road in Dublin 6 on Wednesday morning.

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