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Man airlifted to hospital following one-vehicle crash on A98 near Cullen

A section of the A98 has been closed. Picture by Jasperimage
A section of the A98 has been closed. Picture by Jasperimage

A 46-year-old man has been airlifted to hospital following a car crash near Cullen.

Emergency services were called to the A98 Banff to Buckie road, near the Cullen Bay Hotel, at about 4.30pm on Sunday, June 26.

Two fire appliances were sent and crews cut the man free from the wreckage of the car.

The driver was checked over by paramedics before being airlifted to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

A police spokeswoman confirmed: “Officers were called to a one vehicle crash on the A98, near to the Cullen Bay Hotel, Cullen, around 4.35pm on Sunday, June 26.

“Emergency services attended and the 46-year-old male driver was taken by air ambulance to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary for treatment.

“The road was re-opened around 10.30pm and inquiries into the crash are ongoing.”

Fire crews left the scene around 6pm and the road reopened more than four hours later.

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