Police seeking man who helped at scene of accident

Police are seeking a man who helped at the scene of the crash to come forward.
Police are seeking a man who helped at the scene of the crash to come forward.

Police are appealing for a man who went to the aid of victims of a two-car crash in Peterhead on Saturday to come forward.

A woman was airlifted to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary following the serious accident on the town's South Road.

The accident happened at around 2.30pm and involved a silver Renault Clio and a silver Honda Civic.

The female driver of the Renault had to be cut free from the vehicle by fire crews and was taken to ARI by air ambulance where she remains in a serious condition.

The male driver of the Honda was also taken to hospital but was described by police as having ‘minor injuries’.

The road was closed for several hours from the Kirk Street roundabout to Links Terrace while investigations were carried out but was reopened to traffic at around 7pm.

Witnesses are now being sought by Police - in particular a male who stopped to help both drivers immediately following the crash.

Sergeant Steve Milne from Aberdeen Road Policing, said: “Witnesses are key to understanding excactly what happened in this collision.

“I would appeal to anyone who witnessed this collision to come forward and help us.

“We are aware that a male stopped to help both drivers immediately after the crash and we would really like him, or any other witnesses to this incident, to contact us.”

Anyone with information regarding the accident can call Police Scotland on 101 of, if you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.