A woman is fighting for her life in hospital following a one-vehicle crash in Aberdeenshire yesterday.
Police are investigating the incident, which took place around 12.30pm on the A90 Dundee to Fraserburgh road, two miles north of Fordoun.
A 52-year-old woman was the sole occupant of the car involved, a blue Volvo XC60, and sustained “serious injuries” after it went down a small embankment.
She was taken by ambulance to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, where she remains in a critical condition, according to police.
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Sergeant Peter Henderson of the road policing department said: “Our thoughts at this time are with the family of the lady involved in this incident.
“An investigation is ongoing into the circumstances of the collision and I would urge anyone who may have seen the vehicle prior to the collision, or who saw the incident itself and who has not yet come forward, to get in touch.
“Likewise if any motorists believe they may have dashcam footage which could assist our inquiries, please let us know.”
A fire service spokesman said that police notified them of the incident at 12.49pm.
Two appliances, from Laurencekirk and Inverbervie, were dispatched and arrived at the scene at 1.03pm.
He said: “We were involved in making the scene safe.”
The stretch of road remained closed until 5.45pm last night, as police conducted their investigations.
Anyone with information can contact Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800555111 in confidence, quoting incident number PS20190217-1999