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Peterhead driver suffers life-threatening injuries

Police have said a driver involved in a crash in Peterhead has suffered life-threatening injuries.

The 36-year-old man was driving a Honda Jazz on Constitution Street at about 12:30 when it collided with a lamp post. No other vehicle was involved.

The man, who has not been named, was freed from the wreckage before being taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

Officers investigating the crash have made an appeal for any witnesses to contact them.

Sgt Rob Warnock said: "Inquiries into the circumstances of the incident are at an early stage and I am appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident, or saw the blue Honda Jazz prior to the collision to contact Police Scotland on 101.''

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