A 91-year-old woman was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after a serious accident on a busy Aberdeen road.
Police are appealing for witnesses following the two-vehicle collision on the A92 North Anderson Drive at the junction with Ashgrove Road West.
It involved a silver Citroen Relay van and a blue Peugeot 208.
Emergency services attended and a 91-year-old woman was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary where she remains in a critical condition.
A 60-year-old woman and a 46-year-old man were taken to hospital as a precaution.
The accident happened at around 1pm yesterday.
The road was closed in both directions for four hours and the southbound lane for a further four hours while officers carried out their collision investigation.
Road policing sergeant Alexander Bowser-Reilly said: “Inquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances of the crash.
“I am appealing to any witnesses who may have seen the accident but have not yet spoken to police to come forward.
“I am also asking anyone with dash-cam footage of the crash, or shortly before, that could assist our investigation to get in touch.
“I’d like to thank the public for their patience while we closed the road to respond to the crash and carry out our inquiries.”
Those with information can contact police on 101, quoting incident number 1488 of 21 January.