Emergency crews were called to a two-vehicle crash this morning.
The crash happened on the A937 at Marykirk shortly before 6.30am.
Cutting gear was used by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service to free a man trapped in one of the vehicles.
A spokeswoman for Police Scotland said: “We are at the scene of a two-vehicle road traffic collision on the A937 at Marykirk.
“One car is in a field.
“There are minor injuries.”
A spokeswoman for the SFRS said: “We have two appliances, one from Laurencekirk and the other from Montrose at the scene.
“We are using cutting gear to free one adult male trapped in a vehicle.”
The road has now reopened.
A spokesman for the Scottish Ambulance Service said: “We received a call at 6.07am for a RTC on the A937 at Marykirk. Two ambulances attended the incident and one male in his late 40s was taken Ninewells Hospital”