A man has been taken to hospital after falling from his bike on a north-east road.
Police Scotland and Scottish Ambulance Service crews were called to the scene at Milltimber shortly before 11am this morning.
The man was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with a back injury.
A spokesman for Police Scotland said: “We were called at 10.52am to Milltimber Brae on the B979 with the junction of the B9077.
“No other vehicles were involved.
“The man has been taken to hospital with a back injury. It appears as if he has hit a pothole and come off his bike.”