THE N5 is closed near Swinford this afternoon following a traffic accident.
The collison occurred near the Kiltimagh Road turn-off into Swinford for the golf course and Tesco.
The road is closed at this point but the nearby Applegreen junction remains open.
Local diversions are in place.
The road will remain closed for some time.
Gardaí and other emergency services are at the scene.