A woman has died after two motorbikes crashed on a north-east road.
Police Scotland are investigating the two-vechicle crash which happened on the A93 Blairgowrie to Braemar Road, five miles south of Braemar, at 12.50pm today.
The crash involved two motorbikes – a white Triumph and a grey BMW.
Tragically the 65-year-old female passenger on the BMW died from her injuries.
Sergeant Peter Henderson, of the Road Policing Department, said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of those involved with this collision.
“Investigation into the circumstances is under way and I would appeal to anyone who has not already spoken to police and saw either vehicle in the lead up to this incident, or indeed the collision itself to contact Police Scotland.
“Likewise any motorist who may have dashcam footage which could assist with this are urged to come forward.”
Anyone with information can contact Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on Tel: 0800 555 111, reporting incident number 2236 of 01/07/2018.