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Driver seriously injured after being hit by car on A952

A man is in a serious condition in hospital after being hit by a car after stepping from his own vehicle.

Grampian Police said the incident happened on the Mintlaw to Peterhead A952 road at about 0540 GMT.

The driver, who has not been named, was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

Police said the road was likely to remain closed for some time and diversions have been put in place at Strichen and Crimond.

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