Two people were killed following a road traffic collision on a Deeside Road last night.
Shortly after 7pm on Wednesday August 20 a two vehicle crash occurred on the A980 Torphins to Banchory road near Tillyfaud Wood, involving a silver Land Rover Freelander and a silver Volkswagen Transporter van.
The male driver and female passenger within the Land Rover Freelander sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene.
The female driver of the other vehicle involved was conveyed to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with non-life threatening injuries.
Police closed the road for 7 hours and carried out a detailed examination of the crash scene and are now appealing for any information which may assist their investigation.
Contact them on 101.