A man has been taken to hospital following a motorbike crash on a north-east road.
Emergency services were called to the B9170 near Oldmeldrum shortly after noon.
The motorcycle was involved in a collision with a car.
The extent of the man’s injuries are not yet known. The road remains closed and drivers are advised to use alternative routes.
A spokesman for Police Scotland said: “We were called to a report of a collision between a car and a motorbike near Oldmeldrum heading towards Methlick.
“We received the call at around noon.
“One man has been taken to hospital. His condition is not known.”
A spokeswoman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service added: “We were in attendance and provided assistance with manual handling.
“We left the scene shortly before 1pm.”