An elderly man and woman are in a serious condition after a crash in Ayrshire which saw four people taken to hospital for treatment.
Emergency services were called to the scene on Annick Drive, Dreghorn at around 4.20pm on Wednesday.
Two cars, a black Seat Altea and a grey Volvo XC40 collided on the residential street at its junction with the B7081 Townfoot road.
The occupants of the Volvo, a man and a woman both aged 81, were taken to University Hospital Crosshouse in Kilmarnock where they remain in serious condition.
The occupants of the Seat, two 28-year-old women, were also transported to the same hospital for treatment.
The road was closed for four hours while investigations were carried out.
Sergeant Christopher Hoggans of the Irvine Road Policing Unit said: “Two people have sustained serious injuries as a result of this collision so it is important that we establish exactly how the crash occurred.
“We are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the crash or was in the area around the time of the crash to get in touch.
“I would also ask anyone with dash cam devices to check their footage as it could hold images which could prove to be significant in our enquiries.”
Anyone with any information has been asked to contact police via 101, quoting incident number 2334 of Wednesday, August 17.