The road has now reopened.
A man has been taken to hospital after a three-vehicle collision in Westmeath.
The incident involving two cars and a tractor occurred on the Birr Road in Athlone between 9.30 and 10 o'clock this morning.
One man in his 30s was taken to Tullamore Regional Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The road has since been cleared and reopened.