Two young Irish women seriously injured in France crash

Two young Irish women seriously injured in France crash

Update 11.45am: The condition of the two young Irish women is now said to be "stable".

Earlier:

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 the Beaumont-en-Auge area 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.

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