Driver dies in hospital following two-car crash during rush hour

A 40-year-old man died at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary after being involved in a crash on Thursday morning.

Man dies at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary following rush hour crash on A947 near Newmachar

A man has died in hospital after a rush hour crash involving two cars in Aberdeenshire.

Emergency services were called to a collision involving a white Citroen DS3 and a blue Seat Leon on the A947 south of Newmachar at around 8am on Thursday.

A 40-year-old man, the driver of the Citreon, was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary where he later died.

The driver of the Seat sustained a minor injury and was also taken to hospital.

The road was closed to allow for crash investigations as police said enquiries are ongoing.

Sergeant Peter Henderson said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the man who has died, as well as all those involved in this incident.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances and we are keen to speak to anyone with information that can assist.

“In particular, if you have dash-cam that could help with our investigation then please get in touch via 101, quoting incident number 0650 of Thursday, May 9, 2024.”

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