The M17 motorway between Tuam and Athenry is open again to traffic. It has been closed in both directions, following a number of collisions this morning.

A number of accidents were reported to gardai, including a collision involving two trucks and 5 cars. No one is believed to have sustained any serious injuries in that crash. It happened on the southbound carriage, just after 9am.

There were two other separate collisions reported on the northbound carriage.

Gardaí say that heavy sleet led to slippery conditions. 

The road was closed to allow emergency services to access the scenes of the different crashes. 


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