Cyclist in serious crash

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A cyclist has sustained life-threatening injuries in an accident on Deeside.

The incident involving a 58-year-old man happened on the B976 Birse to Finzean road, near Ballogie Nursery, around noon on Sunday. No other vehicles were involved.

The cyclist, from Aboyne, is being treated in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. Police are appealing for witnesses.