Gardaí attended the scene of a serious two vehicle road traffic collision yesterday that occurred at approximately 12.50pm at Ardleckna, Elphin, County Roscommon.
Two women, aged in their 30s and 70s, were airlifted to Sligo University Hospital with serious injuries.
Three men, two in their 30s and one in his 70s, were taken to Sligo University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Forensic Collision Investigators have carried out a technical examination and the road has since re-opened.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward, particularly any road users who may have camera footage and who were travelling in the area at approximately 12.50pm yesterday afternoon.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Castlerea Garda Station on 094 9621630, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.