NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Woman critical after crash involving car and digger near Longhaven

A woman has been left in a critical condition after a crash involving a car and a digger in Aberdeenshire.

The 53-year-old sustained serious injuries in the accident on the A90 near Longhaven shortly before 18:00 on Thursday.

The woman was taken to hospital after being cut free from the wreckage. Three other women who were travelling in the car were also injured.

The driver of the digger was not injured.

The road was closed for several hours for accident investigations.

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