The Junction 1/4 mile SE of Meldrum.

A women in her late 20s, died in a two vehicle collision just south east of Oldmeldrum at the junction with the Ellon/Pitmedden road. The crash happened on the A947, at its junction with the A920 east of Oldmeldrum, at about 6pm on Friday.

Fire crews used cutting gear to free the woman, who was in her late 20s. She was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary but medical staff were unable to revive her. A spokesman for Police Scotland said nobody else was injured in the collision.

“Police Scotland can confirm that two vehicles were involved and the female driver of one vehicle has been fatally injured,” he said.

“The A947 was closed while an accident investigation was carried out at the scene.