BREAKING: Road closed after truck overturns in Offaly

Justin Kelly

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BREAKING: Road closed after truck overturns in Offaly

BREAKING: Road closed after truck overturns in Offaly

Motorists are being advised to avoid the Edenderry to Rathangan road this afternoon as authorities deal with an overturned truck, according to AA Roadwatch.

According to AA Roadwatch, the truck overturned on the road shortly before 1pm and emergency services were alerted to the scene.

Witnesses report the truck attempted a u-turn and broke down, blocking the road as a result. 

A decision has since been taken to close the road as work commences to clear the truck from the road. 

Motorists are being advised to use alternative routes. 

UPDATE: The road re-opened shortly after 13:40pm on Tuesday afternoon. 

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