Fire crews were called to attend a two-car crash on a north-east road.
The incident happened on Donside Road in Alford, just before 8pm this evening.
Two vehicles were involved, with two appliances sent from Alford and Insch.
A spokesman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “We go the call from the ambulance service to attend a two-vehicle RTC, that had persons within the cars.
“A car had struck another car from behind.
“One male self-released from one of the cars before our arrival.
“We just made both the vehicles safe.”
The service received its stop message at 8.13pm.