A 54-year-old man has been killed after an accident involving a lorry earlier today in Aberdeen.
Police were called to Wellington Road, close to its junction with Girdleness Road, at 5.08pm.
A police spokesman said: “We are currently investigating a road traffic collision that occurred at around in Wellington Road near to Abbotswell Road, Aberdeen, which involved a heavy goods vehicle and a pedestrian.
“As a result, a 54-year-old male was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and has sadly passed away from his injuries.”
Wellington Road remains closed.
Police are appealing for witnesses into the circumstances and would urge anyone with information that would aid ongoing enquiries to contact Police Scotland on 101.