Man to face court over serious road accident

The scene of the two-car crash on the A947 near Fyvie
The scene of the two-car crash on the A947 near Fyvie

A 27-year-old man has been charged in connection with a serious road accident in Aberdeenshire.

Police Scotland said the crash happened on the A947 Turriff to Fyvie road at the north entrance to Fyvie at 7.20am on Thursday March 9.

The collision involved a black Vauxhall Corsa, driven by a 17-year-old male and a blue Toyota Hilux crew cab, driven by a 27-year-old man.

As a result of the collision, the 17-year-old and a 27-year-old were taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary where they were both treated for serious injuries.

Police said the driver of a blue BMW was charged in connection with the incident.

Sergeant Rob Warnock, from the Inverurie Road Policing Unit, said: “We would like to thank the public for assistance provided in relation to the incident.”

The BMW driver has been reported to the procurator fiscal and is expected to appear at Banff Sheriff Court at a later date.