Three seriously hurt in Mayo road collision

Monday 03 December 2012 12.00
The crash happened on the N17 this afternoon
The crash happened on the N17 this afternoon

Three people have been seriously injured in a road crash in Co Mayo.

A young woman in one of the cars is described as being in a critical condition and has been taken to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin.

Two young men travelling in the same car have sustained serious injuries.

The three-car collision happened at around 3.45pm on the N17 between Kilkelly and Knock at the Kiltimagh junction.

A total of five people are being treated tonight at Mayo General Hospital in Castlebar.

The road is closed and is expected to remain closed overnight.