Three escape Shire crash

Police investigation
Police investigation

Three people have escaped serious injury in a crash involving a car and a lorry in Aberdeenshire.

The accident happened on the A944 between Westhill and Alford shortly before noon.

Police, fire and ambulance crews were called to the scene near the Loch of Skene.

It is understood a man and a young girl were taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with non life-threatening injuries. The lorry driver was unhurt.

Diversions were put in place until the road reopened earlier this afternoon.