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Motorcyclist fighting for life after tractor crash in Aberdeenshire

A947 crash scene Image copyright Jasperimage

A man is fighting for his life after his motorcycle collided with a tractor.

The 50-year-old was airlifted to hospital after the crash on the A947 between Oldmeldrum and Fyvie in Aberdeenshire.

It happened at about 10:35 on Saturday.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: "A male motorcyclist has sustained, serious, life-changing injuries.

"He has been taken by air ambulance to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary."

The road was closed for six hours for investigation work

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