A young footballer remains in a life-threatening condition after being knocked down on the AWPR.
The 18-year-old, named locally as Flynn Scott, was struck by a van near the A944 Kingswells, Westhill and Alford junction on the bypass.
Flynn – the captain of Westdyke Community Club’s Under 18s – remains seriously injured in hospital.
Members of the football club have sent their “thoughts and prayers” to the Westhill Academy pupil.
In a moving note on social media, club officials at Westdyke Community Club, said: “The thoughts and prayers of everyone at the club are with our @WestdykeCC04.
“Captain and his family, friends and teammates, after a serious road accident last weekend.
“Your Westdyke family are all rooting for you – always here for you, sending so much love and strength.”
Clubs and officials from across Scotland paid tribute to the player.
The thoughts and prayers of everyone at the Club are with our @WestdykeCC04 Captain and his family, friends and team mates, after a serious road accident last weekend. Your Westdyke family are all rooting for you – always here for you, sending so much love and strength 💙🤍🖤
— Westdyke Community Club (@westdykecc) May 31, 2022
‘We’re all fighting with you in your corner’
Aberdeen’s West End FC said: “We are all praying that he pulls through.”
MikeS said: “Had him as a player at Kintore Primary and united before the family headed to US when he was in P6.
“Lovely lad and praying for him.”
Westdyke CC coach Alun Harries said: “We are all fighting with you in your corner, captain.”
Former MSP and cabinet secretary for sport Aileen Campbell said: “In all our thoughts.”
“We are all praying that he pulls through. Everyone from Hermes Bridge of Don sends our strength,” said Hermes Bridge of Don Youth Football Club.
Local rivals Dyce FC said: “Passing on all our thoughts and hopes for a full and prompt recovery.”
Cove Youth Football Club wrote: “Everyone at Cove Youth sends their wishes and to all involved and this difficult time.”