Emergency services are attending the scene of a major three-car collision on the M18 motorway near Newmarket-on-Fergus.
The incident occurred within the past half hour on the southbound section of the road, just before Junction 10.
The entire road is closed this evening as emergency services attend the scene.
Six units from Shannon and Ennis Fire Stations, along with two 4x4s are at the scene now, while Gardaí from Shannon and ambulance units are also on hand.
It is not yet known if there are any injuries.
Traffic travelling southbound is being diverted through Newmarket-on-Fergus village.