A man was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary after a forklift fell from the back of a lorry and on to his car.
Police were called to the accident on the A947 between Fyvie and Turriff at noon yesterday.
It has since been confirmed that a man has been seriously injured after the forklift fell from the back of a moving lorry and on to the car.
It was originally reported as a vehicle falling from a forklift.
A fire crew and ambulance were on site and the road was closed.
Councillor Iain Taylor, who represents Turriff and District, said: “My thoughts are with the family of the individual involved and I hope he makes a full recovery.
“It is concerning that a forklift fell from the back of a lorry but I’m sure the police will be conducting a full investigation in due course.”