M9 closed after serious crash near Knocktopher

There’s also been a serious crash on the M9 Motorway.

A tractor and a lorry have collided just south of Knocktopher.

We can’t confirm the extent of injuries at the moment.

Thomastown Gardai have closed down the northbound motorway from Junction 12 Grannagh to Junction 10 Knocktopher.

It’s expected to be closed for an extended period of time with diversions in place via the old N9 through Mullinavat.