The driver of a car that crashed on the fast lane of the M6 near Athlone this afternoon has been arrested.

The incident happened around half past four this afternoon on the M6 between Junctions 11 and 10 on the Ballymahon side of the town.

No other vehicle was involved in the incident and the driver was the only occupant of the car.

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It’s understood he didn’t suffer any injuries.

Gardai say any delays on the route should be resolved very soon.