Driver dies in two-vehicle crash that shut A90 for nine hours

Driver pronounced dead at the scene following two-vehicle crash on Aberdeen to Peterhead road.

Driver dies in two-vehicle crash that shut A90 for nine hours iStock
Police investigating fatal road crash in Aberdeenshire.

A 62-year-old man has died after his car collided with a Transit van in Aberdeenshire.

The crash on the northbound carriageway of the A90 Aberdeen to Peterhead road, near Balmedie, happened at around 3.20pm on Thursday.

Emergency services attended and the driver of the Hyundai was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Transit van was uninjured. 

Police said the road was closed for around nine hours. 

Sergeant Chris Smith, of North East Road Policing Unit, said: “Our thoughts remain with the families involved in this crash. 

“We are appealing for information to help establish the full circumstances of the incident and would ask anyone who was driving on the road at the time to get in contact with officers. 

“If there are any motorists with possible dashcam footage that may assist with our enquiries, please speak to police.”

Police can be contacted by calling 101 and quoting incident number 2010 of Thursday, 16 December, 2021.