A man was trapped and a woman seriously injured after a three-car crash on a North-east road.
Emergency services were called to the A937 just south of Marykirk at 1.05pm.
A Citreon Xsara, Ford Focus and Vauxhall Mokka were involved in the collision.
The road was closed at the scene.
A woman was taken to Ninewells Hospital, Dundee with serious leg injuries and there is a report of a further casualty being treated at the scene by Scottish Ambulance Service.
Firefighters had to use cutting equipment to free a man from his vehicle.