One woman is in critical condition while another sustained serious injuries following a three-car collision in Wexford.

The road crash occurred at around 4pm on Tuesday on the R734 at Ballymaclare in New Ross, Co Wexford.

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene and a woman in her 50s, the driver of one car, was taken to Tallaght University Hospital where her condition is described as critical.

Another woman in her 20s, the driver of a second car, was taken to Waterford University Hospital to be treated for her injuries which are thought to be serious but not life threatening.

No other injuries were reported. An examination of the scene was conducted by Garda forensic collision investigators and the road has now reopened.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this collision on the R734 between Slaught and The Five Roads to come forward.

Any road users who were travelling in this area and who may have camera footage are asked to make it available to gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact New Ross Garda station on 051 426 030, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.