A motorcyclist is in a serious condition in hospital after coming off his bike in a crash.
The 23-year-old was travelling along the B9170 between Meldrum House Hotel and Formartine’s Cafe in Aberdeenshire at around 3.10pm on Saturday.
His blue Suzuki SV650 crashed, causing him to come off the vehicle.
Emergency services attended and he was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
Medical staff there describe his condition as serious but stable.
The road has also been closed in both directions with local diversions in place.
Constable Cameron Griffiths said: “We have spoken to several witnesses who stopped at the scene, however we are still keen to speak to anyone who witnessed it happen or saw the motorcycle in the area prior to the collision.
“If you were on the road between 3pm and 3.10pm today and have dashcam footage that may assist our inquiry, then please contact road policing officers at Inverurie police station via 101.
“Please quote reference number 2001 of 4 April, 2020 when calling.”