Listowel Gardaí asking motorists to avoid Smearla Bridge area

Gardaí in Listowel are advising motorists to avoid Smearla Bridge, near Duagh in North Kerry.

A single vehicle incident occurred earlier, about a mile-and-a-half from the bridge on the Cork Line.

Emergency services are at the scene, and it’s expected the road will be closed for a period this morning.

Motorists are asked to use an alternative route where possible.