A woman has been killed and three people, including two young children, have been injured in a two-vehicle crash in the north-east.
The accident happened on the A948 Auchnagatt to Ellon road at around 4pm yesterday, close to Golf Road in Ellon.
It involved a white Volkswagen Polo and a white Mitsubishi L200 that was towing a twin axle trailer.
Police said the 35-year-old female driver of the white Volkswagen has tragically died from her injuries.
A 33-year-old man and two children aged 6 and 4 were taken to hospital with minor injuries.
Sergeant Andy Meikleham, from the roads policing department, said: “Our thoughts at this difficult time are with the friends and family of those involved.”
A police spokesman added: “The investigation into the cause of the collision is underway, in order to assist in piecing together the circumstances leading to the collision we would urge any person who has not yet been spoken to by police and has seen the collision or either vehicle prior to the collision, has any dashcam footage to contact Police on 101 and quote incident 2945 of 12/07/2019.”