One person has been taken to hospital after a crash involving two cars and a bin lorry outside an Aberdeenshire supermarket.
Emergency crews were called to the A93 beside Tesco Banchory at around 1.15pm.
Fire engines were sent from Banchory and North Anderson Drive.
One person had to be freed from their car and was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary but it is not thought they were seriously hurt.
A police spokeswoman said that the surrounding roads are passable, while the access road to Tesco has been closed to help the people out of their vehicles.
A spokeswoman for the fire service said: “We have been in attendance and received a stop message at 2.09pm.
“There was a casualty removed from a vehicle and they are now in the hands of the ambulance service.
“We used two sets of cutting gear and small tools.”
An ambulance spokesman said: “We received a call today at 1.18pm to attend a road traffic incident in Banchory.
“We dispatched two ambulances and two Paramedic Response Units to the scene.
“We transported one patient to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.”