Five people have been taken to hospital after a two-car crash on an Aberdeenshire road this afternoon.
Police officers and paramedics are in attendance at the A92 at Mill of Uras, following the collision which happened at around 12:55pm.
The incident involved a black Honda Accord and a white Honda CRV.
Five people have been taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with injuries, ranging from minor to serious.
The road has been closed for southbound vehicles at Dunnottar Castle and northbound at the B967. It will remain closed for some time to allow for investigation work.
Drivers are advised to avoid the area.