Gardaí and emergency services are currently at the scene of a road traffic collision on the M9 in Kilkenny.
The incident took place after junction 10 southbound between Knocktopher and Mullinavat this afternoon.
Gardaí are urging people to avoid the area as there is a long back up on the motorway causing major delays.
A number of emergency service vehicles including the Gardaí and fire brigade are currently attending the scene.
Its believed to be a single vehicle collision and no injuries have been reported as of yet.
Drivers are being urged to avoid the area.