Two Irish women seriously injured in crash in France

Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance

Two young Irish women have been seriously injured in a crash in France.

Local media reports a 22-year-old woman was airlifted to hospital following the collision on Wednesday.

An 18-year-old was also injured in the two car collision on a motorway in Beaumont-en-Auge area in the north of France.

They were among a family of eight who had been travelling in a people carrier.

The Department of Foreign Affairs says it is aware of the case and is providing consular assistance.