Two people have died in a car crash in Co Tipperary.

The husband and wife, who were both in their 60s, were involved in a two-car collision on the Nenagh to Borrisokane Road just before 5.30pm on Friday evening.

Local officials say the couple were from Ballintotty near Nenagh town.

The couple's son, aged in his 20s, was seriously injured and is being treated at University Hospital Limerick.

A woman in her 30s, who was the driver of the second car, suffered injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.