Police today appealed for witnesses after a man was seriously hurt in a crash as snow swept the north-east.
Wintry weather at the weekend saw a spate of collisions, prompting officers to issue a safety warning.
The serious crash took place on the A947 near Oldmeldrum at 3.35pm on Saturday and involved a blue Vauxhall Vectra and an orange Kubota All-Terrain Vehicle, which overturned.
The 28-year-old who was driving the Kubota, which is often used on farms, was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with serious injuries.
The 34-year-old driver of the Vectra was not injured.
Officers are asking any members of the public who saw the crash to get in touch.
The incident at Hillhead of Tulloch saw part of the A947 Oldmeldrum to Turriff road shut for several hours.
Sergeant Rob Warnock said: “Inquiries into the circumstances of the incident are at an early stage and I am appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident or saw either vehicle prior to the incident to contact Police Scotland on 101.”
As snow swept the north-east on Saturday, police attended a number of accidents.
Two people were also taken to hospital following a crash on the A96.
Police, ambulance and fire crews were called to the scene, near Kintore, at 7.15pm on Saturday.
A police spokesman said two elderly occupants were trapped inside the vehicle after coming off the road and hitting safety railings.
The pair were freed by ambulance and fire crews.
The spokesman said: “We received the call about a one-vehicle road traffic collision at the Kintore slip road on the A96.
“Two elderly people were trapped but were taken to hospital for a check-up.”
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Emergency services were also called to a two-vehicle crash at the Queen’s Cross roundabout in the city on Saturday at 5.20pm.
Three people were checked at the scene by ambulance crews for minor injuries.
The A92 was also blocked for a short period of time after a car hit the central reservation on Saturday.
The car had been travelling south and crashed at the Hillside slip road at 1.55pm.
A police spokesman said: “One vehicle had spun and hit the central reservation on the A92 at the Hillside flyover. There were no injuries but part of the road was blocked while awaiting vehicle recovery.”
Police were also called to the A90 shortly before 5pm near the Glenbervie junction after a one-vehicle crash.
A car came off the road near the Temple of Fiddes petrol station.
A woman, who was driving the vehicle, was not injured.