Two children and four adults were taken to hospital after a two-car crash in the north-east.
One person has been cut free from their vehicle after a silver Toyota Yaris and a silver Volkswagen Touran collided on the A90, a mile south of Hatton village, at 11.50am.
Paramedics and two fire crews were also called and one person was cut free.
A second person was also trapped in a vehicle before managing to get out.
It is understood several people suffered minor injuries.
None of the injuries are thought to be life-threatening.
The road was blocked while emergency services work at the scene and reopened around 4pm.
A Scottish Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We received a call at 11.54am about a road traffic collision on the A90 near Hatton.
“We sent four ambulances and a special operations response team and were on scene at 12.04pm.
“We conveyed four adults and two children to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.”
A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “We were called to a road traffic collision at 11.50am.”
A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman said: “Appliances from Ellon and Peterhead attended and used hydraulic cutting equipment to free one person from a vehicle.
“A second person had been reported trapped, but managed to free themselves.”