A 22-year-old man has died after a two-vehicle crash on the A92 Aberdeen to Stonehaven road.
Part of the A92 Aberdeen to Stonehaven road was closed for nearly 24 hours due to a collision between a motorcycle and a car.
The incident happened at Charleston – to the south of Aberdeen – at about 3.40pm on Friday.
It resulted in the carriageway being closed in both directions, near the Charleston flyover, with five police cars and an ambulance attending last night.
The motorcyclist of the black Honda 900 Fireblade was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said his next of kin are aware.
The driver of the grey Nissan Qashqai, a 59-year-old man, was checked over by the ambulance service but did not require hospital treatment.
Police keen to speak to people travelling down Anderson Drive
Police are now appealing for anyone with information on the incident to contact them.
The road remained closed this morning to allow crash investigation work to be carried out with officers seen scouring the road.
Sergeant Alexander Bowser-Riley said: “Our thoughts are with the family of the man who died and our inquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances.
“Anyone who saw what happened or who has dash-cam footage that could help with our investigation is asked to get in touch.
“In particular, we are keen to speak to anyone who may have been travelling on Anderson Drive in the half hour prior to the crash happening to contact us if they have footage or any other information.”
Those who may have information are asked to contact police on 101, quoting incident number 2486 of Friday September 22.