POLICE are appealing for information after two people were rushed to hospital following a three-car collision in Dollar on Monday night.

Emergency services were called to the A91 just east of Dollar following a report of a serious road traffic incident between a black Vauxhall, a silver Volkswagen and a white Audi.

The driver of the Vauxhall, a 78-year-old man, was airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Glasgow for treatment to life-threatening injuries.

The 56-year-old male driving the Audi was taken to Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Larbert, where his injuries are understood to be serious but not life-threatening. 

The driver of the Volkswagen, a 48-year-old man, was uninjured.

The incident took place on the road between Dollar and Pool of Muckhart around 6.15pm on Monday, March 2.

The road was closed and reopened five hours later around 1.45am.

Inspector Andrew Thomson of the Road Policing Unit said: "We are carrying out enquiries to establish the full circumstances which led to this collision and would urge anyone with information to come forward.

"In particular we would like to speak to anyone who saw any of the vehicles involved before the crash.

"Any information can be passed to police by calling 101, quoting incident 2991 of 2 March."