A number of cars have come off the A90 after a one-vehicle crash.
One vehicle crashed on the A90 southbound just before the Laurencekirk turnoff, at around 1pm.
Four vehicles have come off the road as a result of the crash.
A Police Scotland spokesman said: “There was one vehicle involved in a collision but as a result of the crash five have come off the road.
“We would advise motorists to drive to the conditions.”
Three fire appliances from Stonehaven and Laurencekirk are on the scene.
It is not known whether anyone has been injured in the incident.