Search for 'injured' man who disappeared after serious crash

Police have been unable to trace Stephen Duncan despite initially speaking with him on the phone.

Search for man who may have been injured in serious crash on B9052 near Turriff Police Scotland

A man who was involved with an early morning crash in Aberdeenshire is being treated as a missing person as police urgently try to trace him.

Around 1am on Friday, September 30, police were called to the B9025, three miles outside Turriff, following a report of a single-car crash involving a Suzuki Celerio, which was left damaged on the road.

Enquiries have established that the driver of the car is believed to have been 57-year-old Stephen Duncan. 

Officers briefly spoke to him on the phone, however have since been unable to trace or contact him despite a search in the area and at his home address.

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He is described as being around 5ft 8in, with receding grey hair and glasses.

Inspector Jennifer Cordiner, from Fraserburgh Police Station, said: “Given that Stephen may have been involved in a serious crash, we are trying to trace him as a matter of urgency due to concerns he may require medical attention. 

“Officers have carried out a search in the area and also at his home address, with no result.

“We are asking anyone who may have information on Stephen’s whereabouts to come forward and call police on 101, quoting incident 0144 of September 30.”