A 17-year old youth has been arrested by gardaí in Cork after a stolen car, which he is believed to have been driving, collided with a number of other cars in Blackpool in the city.

A woman received non-life threatening injuries in one of the collisions. She has been treated in hospital.

The car was stolen this morning in the Shandon Street area. It was involved in a number of collisions in nearby Blackpool.

The youth was arrested a short time later. He is being held at Mayfield Garda Station under section four of the Criminal Justice Act.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone who may have dash cam or phone footage of any of the incidents involving the stolen car to contact them at Watercourse Road Garda Station in Cork on 021 4558260.