Monday, September 13, 2021

A BUSY Laois road is expected to remain closed for several hours after a truck overturned this afternoon.

The N80 between Portlaoise and Mountmellick is temporarily closed following the incident, with detours set up by gardaí.

The incident happened at about 4.30pm, when a truck carrying timber overturned.

Emergency services attended the scene but it is understood that there were no serious injuries.

The route will be closed to traffic until later this evening while road clearance is carried out.

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