Five people rushed to hospital following two-car collision

The crash occurred on the A947 at the Montbletton junction near Banff on Saturday afternoon.

Five people taken to hospital following two-car crash on the A947 near Banff, Aberdeenshire Google Maps

Five people have been rushed to hospital following a two-car collision in Aberdeenshire.

Emergency services were called to the scene on the A947 at the Montbletton junction near Banff around 12.15pm on Saturday.

Police confirmed one person was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary for treatment, while four others were transferred to Dr Gray’s Hospital in Elgin as a precaution.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We were called around 12.15pm on Saturday, January 14, to a report of a two-car crash on the A947 at the Montbletton junction near Banff.

“Emergency services attended and one person has been taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary for treatment. Four others have been taken to Dr Gray’s Hospital in Elgin as a precaution.

“The road was closed and reopened around 4.30pm.”