TWO people are in hospital after a serious crash closed a busy Clackmannanshire road this morning.

The two people were drivers of separate cars when their vehicles were involved in a three-car crash on the A91 between Menstrie and Alva at around 8.40am this morning, resulting in a two hour closure of the road.

Police Scotland have issued an appeal for witnesses as they carry out their inspections into the cause of the accident.

The crash involved a Renault Scenic, a Suzuki Swift and a Renault Clio.

A police spokeswoman said: “Police in Forth Valley are appealing for witnesses after a three-vehicle collision on the A91 around 8.40am on Monday 4 June.

“The collision happened between Menstrie and Alva and involved a Renault Scenic car travelling eastbound, a Suzuki Swift car travelling west bound and a Renault Clio motor car also travelling west bound.

“The drivers of both the Renault Scenic and Renault Clio were taken to Forth Valley Royal Hospital by ambulance with serious injuries.

“Both drivers are described as being in a serious but stable condition.

“The road was closed for around two hours.”

Inspector Andrew Thomson of Forth Valley Road Policing Unit said: “This collision has resulted in two drivers sustaining serious injuries and our inquiries are ongoing.

“I would appeal for anyone who witnessed the collision this morning to please get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting incident number 0820 of 4th June.