A man and woman have been seriously injured in a two-car crash that shut a section of a major road overnight.
Emergency services were called to the A90 Aberdeen to Ellon road, at its junction with the B9000 near Tipperty, at about 10.20pm.
The crash involved a black BMW 318 and a red Ford Fiesta, which were both travelling southbound.
Both cars had two occupants, with the driver of the BMW, a 29-year-old man, and a passenger in the Fiesta, a 23-year-old woman, taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with serious injuries.
The 24-year-old driver of the Ford was also taken to hospital with minor injuries, while the 28-year-old passenger of the BMW was not injured.
Appeal following serious road crash – A90 south of Ellon
We are appealing following a serious crash on the A90, jct B9000, south of Ellon, 10.20pm Thurs night. If you can help, have dash-cam footage, please call 101, quoting Inc 3321 of 11/2/21 More: https://t.co/Fov2qZYXXH pic.twitter.com/AeudicaOAj
— North East Police (@NorthEPolice) March 12, 2021
Collision investigators worked through the night to piece together what happened, and the carriageway was closed from the Ellon South Road roundabout to Tipperty until 10am.
Sergeant Craig McNeill, from the roads policing unit, said: “Our inquiries into the crash are ongoing and I would urge anyone who may have seen what happened or the cars involved prior to the crash or earlier in the evening to get in touch.
“In addition, we are asking anyone with dash-cam footage who may have been travelling in the area at the time to check for anything that may help our investigation to also get in touch.”
Anyone with information should call 101, quoting incident 3321 of Thursday, March 11.