Pensioner dies following one-car crash on north-east road

An 88-year-old woman has died after her crashed off the side of the B9117.

A pensioner has died following a one-car crash on a north-east road.

The collision happened on the B9117 road at about 10.50am.

Police and ambulance service were at the scene for several hours and the road remains closed.

The fire service have also been assisting police.

Police have confirmed that an 88-year-old woman has died.

Road Policing Sergeant Steve Manson said: “Sadly one woman has died following this collision and our thoughts are with her family at this sad time. We are appealing for witnesses and would ask that anyone who has not already spoken to the police gets in touch.

“We would also ask that anyone who saw the vehicle, a yellow-coloured Fiat Panda, which was travelling on the B9117 toward Keith prior to the collision contacts us on 101 using reference number 1119 of 6 March