A motorcyclist is in hospital with serious injuries following a crash on a North-east road.
The two-vehicle collision happened at 10.20am on the B9170 Tarves road between Formartine’s Restaurant and Methlick.
It involved a white Audi A5 and a Suzuki GSX-R.
Police closed the road in both directions.
A female biker involved in the incident has been taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
Her condition is not thought to be life-threatening but she has sustained serious injuries.
A Police Scotland said the road reopened at 3.50pm.