A major north-east road has been closed following a two-car smash.
Police received reports of the accident – between a motorbike and a car – on the A92 Stonehaven to Montrose road at St Cyrus, at around 7.25pm.
Officers and fire crews from Inverbervie and Laurencekirk are at the scene.
Fire and rescue service have confirmed one of the motorists involved is trapped in their car.
The full extent of the injuries to those involved is unknown at this stage but they are believed to be serious.
The road is closed in both directions with diversions in place.