Police are appealing for witnesses after two people were seriously injured in a north-east crash.
The incident occurred on Wednesday at 2.20pm on the B974 Fettercairn to Banchory road, half a mile south of Clatterin’ Brig.
It involved a red Peugeot Partner van and a white and red Moto Guzzi motorcycle with sidecar.
The 68-year-old male rider of the motorcycle and the 67-year-old female passenger from the sidecar were taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with serious injuries. The 60-year-old male driver of the van was uninjured.
Sergeant Peter Henderson, from the North East Road Policing Unit, said: “An investigation into this collision is now underway. I appeal to anyone who witnessed the collision or saw either vehicle beforehand to please come forward. This is also a request for anyone who was in the area and might have dashcam footage.
“Anyone with information should contact police on 101.”