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Three injured in two road crashes in Aberdeenshire

A947 crash scene [Pic: Ken Gibson]
Image caption A second collision happened on the A947 in Aberdeenshire

Three people have been taken to hospital for treatment after two road crashes in Aberdeenshire.

The emergency services were called to the scene of the first, on the A98, at the junction of the A95, about four miles from Banff.

The two-vehicle accident happened at about 1130 GMT. The injured were taken to Chalmers Hospital in Banff.

Later, one person was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary after a lorry and van collided on the A947.

The motorist was cut free after the collision, on the Newmachar to Oldmeldrum road, just after 1400 GMT.

The Scottish Ambulance Service said he suffered facial injuries.

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