Emergency services are at the scene of two multi-car crashes blocking the A90 in both directions just south of Aberdeen.
The northbound route is currently closed after a three car crash and traffic is slow southbound after two vehicles collided.
Both crashes took place near the Muchalls turn-off.
Fire services say they have cut a man free from the northbound crash.
It is understood the crashes happened near Walker Drive, Muchalls around 7.30am.
⛔CLOSED⛔ due to a 2 vehicle RTC. Traffic is slow.
— Traffic Scotland (@trafficscotland) May 23, 2016