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Man, 78, seriously injured in Aberdeenshire motorbike crash

Emergency services at crash scene Image copyright JASPERIMAGE
Image caption Police closed the road while the emergency services dealt with the incident

A 78-year-old man is in a serious condition at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary following a crash involving his motorbike and an SUV.

The collision took place on the B9170 Oldmeldrum to Methlick road near the Craigdam junction, Aberdeenshire, at about 12:10 on Saturday.

The road remained closed for over eight hours while Police carried out their investigations.

The 61-year-old driver of the Hyundai Santa Fe SUV was not injured.

Police have appealed for anyone who witnessed the crash to get in touch.

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