A busy north-east road has been closed following a crash involving two cars and a lorry.
The three vehicles have blocked the A96 Aberdeen to Inverness road.
Emergency services were called to Cairnie between Keith and Huntly shortly before 4.30pm.
A fire spokeswoman said: “We were called to a three-vehicle RTC involving two cars and an HGV on the A96.
“All the persons that were within the vehicles are now in the care of the ambulance service.
“Our crews were called to make the scene safe.”