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Gardai warn motorists to use caution in wet conditions

Gardai are warning motorists to drive with caution in the wet road conditions, which have been described as slippery.

One man was taken to hospital this afternoon following a single vehicle crash on the Aughrim to Woodenbridge road (R747) close to Coates bridge.

Fire services from Arklow and Rathdrum attended the scene, the road was closed for a short time but has since re-opened.

Fire crew said the wet roads along with poor visibility  should be taken into account when driving today, thick fog has also been reported in the Wicklow Uplands.