A man has been seriously injured and a North-east road blocked following a crash that left a car on its side.
Police and ambulance crews were called to the scene on South Deeside Road B9077 at Durris at 3.30pm.
It is understood the collision involves two vehicles.
A spokesperson from the Scottish Ambulance Service said: “We received a call at 3.47 hours to attend a road traffic collision on the B9077.
“We dispatched four ambulances and a manager to the scene.
“Four patients were transported to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.”
The road reopened shortly after 6.30pm.