Gardaí Appealing For Witnesses Following Serious Traffic Collision On The M7 Motorway

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Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a serious injury traffic collision on the M7 motorway last evening

Shortly after 9 pm, Gardaí and Emergency Services were alerted to a single car collision on the westbound lanes of the M7  between Junction 26 and Junction 27, Nenagh and Birdhill. The driver and sole occupant of the car, a man in his late teens, was taken from the scene by Ambulance to University Hospital Limerick. His condition is understood to be critical.

The scene will be examined this morning by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and traffic diversions are in place. The M7 motorway is currently closed from Junction 26 (Nenagh) – Junction 27 (Birdhill) with a diversion to the R445 (Old N7) in place.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with camera footage to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Nenagh Garda Station on (067) 50450, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.