BREAKING: A vehicle is on fire on the M6 near Tullamore this evening

Justin Kelly


Justin Kelly


Missiles were thrown at firefighters during the incident

Caution is being advised this evening amid reports of a vehicle on fire on the westbound carriage of the M6 motorway near Tullamore, AA Roadwatch have reported.

Smoke is a hazard in the area as the car was reported on fire at 4.30pm this evening, Tuesday, May 2, between Junction 4 Tyrrellspass and Junction 5 Tullamore. 

Motorists are being urged to use caution on approach to the area with the risk of reduced visibility and slowing traffic. 

For live updates, visit @aaroadwatch on Twitter. 

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