A busy Laois road has been closed following a serious car crash this afternoon.
A section of the R428 between Stradbally and Athy has been closed and diversions are in place following a serious accident at about 3pm.
It’s believed the accident occurred close to the turnoff for Kellyville a couple of miles from Stradbally and close to the Laois-Kildare border.
Emergency services including fire brigade and ambulance are currently at the scene.
It is not known how many vehicles were in the accident or how many injuries have been sustained.
Gardai are appealing for anyone who was travelling on that road at the time to come forward if they have dashcam footage.
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