A biker was taken to hospital after a rush hour crash on a north-east road yesterday.
The incident, which involved a motorcycle and a Mazda, took place on the A948 Ellon to New Deer road, at the Stuartfield turn-off, shortly after 8am.
Police and ambulance were called to the scene and the motorcyclist was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
His injuries were believed to be serious, but not life-changing.
It was not known if the driver of the car had been injured.
The road was closed for close to an hour and was re-opened around 9am.