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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