GARDAI in Newcastle West are advising motorists that the N21 has been closed between Newcastle West and Abbeyfeale to facilitate the removal of a truck which overturned at Barnagh early this morning.
Nobody was injured in the accident which happened at around 5am.
While the road remained open until around 10am, it has now been closed to allow for the erection of a crane to remove the truck.
For vehicles travelling from Limerick, a diversion is in place at Tesco in Newcastle West and at Castlemahon on the R20 Castlemahon / Newcastle Road.
Motorists coming from Kerry are being diverted at Devon Road Cross (R515).
All HGVs and buses should take the Coast Road.