An appeal for information has been launched after a serious crash on a north-east road.
Police have urged anyone who may have seen the incident on the Cruden Bay to Gask road near North Teuchan on Saturday night at 10.50pm to get in touch.
A statement by Police Scotland said: “The collision involved a white Vauxhall Corsa motor car.
“The 17 year old male driver and sole occupant of the Corsa was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with serious injuries.”
The road was closed for several hours while an investigation was carried out.
Road Policing Sergeant Colin Matheson said, “We would like to hear from anyone who saw a white Vauxhall Corsa at the time of the collision or in the area beforehand.
“Anyone with any information should contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting reference number 5302 of 19th May.”