M7 motorway in Co Laois closed following crash

Gardaí believe car was being driven wrong way down northbound lane at Portlaoise

 

Gardaí have reopened the M7 motorway after closing it to examine the scene of an crash which resulted in a man being hospitalised overnight in Co Laois.

Gardaí believe the man, who was taken to Portlaoise Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, had been travelling southbound in the northbound lane when the single vehicle collision occurred in the early hours of this morning. The man’s car hit a barrier causing damage to the barrier and car.