A 43-year-old man has died after a horror crash involving a lorry.

Emergency services were called to the two-vehicle collision on the A90 near to Crimond in Aberdeenshire at 9.55am on Saturday, November 18. Medics attended and the driver and passenger of a blue Nissan Qashqai car were rushed to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

The driver, a 43-year-old man, however, died a short time later. The passenger, a 46-year-old woman, was released from hospital with no serious injuries.

Officers investigating the crash say a 41-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident. The road was taped off for 12 hours to allow investigation and recovery work to take place.

Sergeant Alexander Bowser-Riley said: “We are in the process of establishing the full circumstances of this collision and I would ask any members of the public who may have seen the vehicles prior to the collision to contact us, any small piece of information could prove significant.

"I would also appeal to anyone who was in the area around the time of the collision to check their dash cam for footage as it could assist us in our investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 0967 of 18 November.

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