A Mintlaw man has died following a two-car smash on the A90 between Lonmay and Fraserburgh.
Philip Bremner (71), died following the collision, which happened around 3.15pm on Thursday .
The collision involved a silver coloured Volkswagen Jetta and a black coloured Nissan Qashqai.
Mr Bremner had been driving the Volkswagen Jetta. The 28-year-old male driver of the Nissan Qashqai sustained relatively minor injuries.
Commenting on the incident, Sergeant Neil Morrison, Road Policing Department, said: “Losing a loved one in such a traumatic way is extremely harrowing and our thoughts are with Mr Bremner’s family at this difficult time.
“Enquiries are at a very early stage and I am extremely grateful to those motorists who stopped at the scene and offered assistance prior to the arrival of the emergency services. I would urge anyone who may have witnessed the collision and who has not yet come forward to do so as soon as possible.”
Anyone with information can contact police on 101.