A teenager has been seriously hurt today in a crash on a north-east road.
Police are appealing for information after the two-vehicle crash on the B994 Kintore to Kemnay road near Upper Cottown at about 5.40pm.
The collision involved a black Seat Leon car and a black Honda scooter.
The 19-year-old rider of the scooter was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary where he remains in a serious condition.
The occupants of the car suffered minor injuries.
Sergeant Peter Henderson, of the Road Policing Department, said: “Our thoughts at this time are with those involved and their families. An investigation into the collision is under way and we have already spoken to a number of witnesses.
“In order to help establish the cause of the collision I would urge anyone who saw either vehicle prior to the collision or the collision itself and who has not already come forward to get in touch.
“Likewise if any motorists believe they may have dashcam footage which could assist our inquiries I appeal to them to come forward.
“Anyone with information can contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800555111 in confidence, quoting incident number PS-20181020-3000.”