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UPDATE: M9 motorway re-opens between Paulstown and Kilkenny after trucks crashed earlier


The road has now re-opened to traffic


A stretch of the M9 motorway is closed this morning after a collision involving 2 trucks.

Emergency services are working to clear the road between Junction 7 Paulstown and Junction 8 Kilkenny southbound.

The northbound lanes are open to traffic.

Specialist towing equipment is needed to remove the heavy vehicles from the scene.

The drivers were removed to hospital as a precaution but their injuries are not believed to be very serious.