A MAN is in hospital tonight with life-threatening injuries after a crash involving a car and a tractor.
The smash happened on the A944, just west of Dunecht, at around 3.10pm.
A man and a woman were cut from their car and he was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with serious injuries.
The road is currently closed while accident investigators examine the scene.
The woman is believed to be in a serious but stable condition.