Man dies in crash on A90 as major road remains closed southbound

It is understood a car and a lorry were involved in the collision.

Man dies in crash on A90 as major road remains closed southbound Google Maps
A90 at B9000.

A man has died in a crash on the A90 in Aberdeenshire.

The collision happened at Tipperty junction, near Ellon, at around 5.30pm on Tuesday.

It is understood a car and a lorry were involved in the crash.

At around 10.30pm, police said the A90 remained closed to southbound traffic at the Tipperty junction.

Police Scotland confirmed one man died in the collision.

Drivers have been warned journeys may take longer than expected and have been advised to follow a signposted diversion route or exit the A90 onto the B9005 towards Ellon before turning left onto the A920, continuing on before turning left onto the B999 at Pitmedden, and then turning left onto the B9000 towards Foutainbleau. At the roundabout drivers are told to turn right onto the A977 towards Foveren, at A957 turn left and then right rejoining the A90 southbound.

No further updates have been given about when the A90 will reopen.