Second man who died in fatal three-car crash named

Three cars were involved in the crash that closed the road for nine hours.

Man, 32, who died in three-car Aberdeenshire crash named by police Jasper Image

Police have named the two men who died following a three-car crash in Aberdeenshire.

Cameron Pearson, 23, from Aboyne and 32-year-old Asad Saghir, originally from Stockton-On-Tees, were pronounced dead at the scene of a collision on Saturday.

Emergency services were called to the B9077 South Deeside Road near Maryculter in Aberdeen following reports of a crash involving a black Volkswagen Golf, a grey Skoda Kamiq and a grey Audi Q5.

A third person was taken to hospital and others were treated at the scene for minor injuries.

Mr Saghir’s employer Glacier Energy shared a statement following his death describing him as a “joy to work with”.

The company said: “Glacier Energy is shocked and saddened by the news that our well thought of employee, Asad Saghir lost his life in the tragic road accident on the B9077 South Deeside Road in Aberdeen on Saturday afternoon.

“Asad was a hard-working employee and a joy to work with, we send our deepest condolences to his colleagues, family and friends at this difficult time.”

The family of Cameron Pearson have released a statement through Police Scotland stating: “Our beloved son, Cameron Pearson, sadly passed away on Saturday following a car accident.”

Cameron PearsonPearson Family

A fundraiser has been launched by staff at Kyle Sutherland Joinery, where Mr Pearson worked, to help support his loved ones.

They said: “Cammy was more than just an employee. He was family. As many of you who had met / worked alongside Cammy will know he was hardworking and would do anything for anyone. He had the kindest of hearts, he truly was one of a kind.”

Police closed off the road for nine hours while investigations were carried out.

Enquiries remain ongoing to establish the full circumstances.

Road Policing Sergeant Pete Henderson said: “Our thoughts remain with the families and friends of Mr Pearson and Mr Saghir at this time. They have asked that their privacy be respected at this time and we will continue to support them as our enquiries progress.”

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