Man dies in collision on M1 motorway

The driver of an articulated truck - a man in his 50s - was pronounced dead at the scene.

A man has died following a road traffic collision on the M1 motorway this morning.

Gardaí are investigating the collision single vehicle collision involving an articulated truck, which occurred at around 8:30am.

The accident happened between junction 7 and Junction 8 near Julianstown in County Meath.

The driver of the truck, a man in his 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The southbound carriageway is closed and diversions are in place from junction 10 southbound.