UPDATE 4:15pm: Road is now reopened. R284 closed to facilitate removal of truck

UPDATE 4.15pm:  Road is now reopened


Riverstown Gardai have notified OceanFM that the truck that went off the road last night near Sooey on the R284 last night is currently being removed.


The road is temporarily closed while this is undertaken with it expected to remain closed for at least 2 hours today.


Diversions are in place for North bound traffic via Ballyfarnon, Kilmactranny, Ballyrush, Castlebaldwin and onto the N4.


While South Bound traffic will be diverted via Riverstown.


Stay tuned to OceanFM for updates