Three people were seriously injured Sunday afternoon when a car and SUV collided head-on on Route 5 in Waterboro.

Police said Judith Toomey, 60, of Wells was operating the car. Tina Ayote, 47, of Waterboro was driving the SUV. Her daughter was a passenger in the vehicle.

All three women were transported to a local hospital.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

The road was shut down for three hours while crews cleaned up the accident.