Woman dies after two-car crash in Aberdeen

The scene of the crash on Provost Fraser Drive

An 85-year-old woman has died after a two-car crash in Aberdeen this morning.

The woman had been driving a blue Vauxhall Corsa, which was involved in a collision with a silver Vauxhall Astra, before leaving the road and colliding with a tree.

Police, paramedics and fire crews were called to Provost Fraser Drive just before noon at 11.50.

Officers are appealing to anyone who saw either of the vehicles prior to the collision to contact police on 101 quoting incident number 1132 of 5/12.

Road Policing Sergeant Rob Warnock said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the woman who has sadly died at this time.

“The road has now reopened we would like to thank members of the public for their patience while the road was closed to allow for collision investigation.

“We would appeal for anyone who witnessed the collision or has any information to get in touch with us.”

A Scottish Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We received a call at 11.50am today to attend a road traffic collision at the junction of Provost Fraser Drive and Kettlehills Crescent.

“We dispatched two ambulances and a manager to the scene with the first unit arriving within three minutes.”

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “Fire crews were called to a road traffic collision on Provost Fraser Drive at 11.55am.

“Two appliances based on North Anderson Drive attended and made the vehicles safe. They were not required beyond that and the stop message came through at 12.05pm.”