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Air ambulance flies man to hospital after A90 crash

Cyclist arrives at ARI
Image caption The man was flown to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

An air ambulance has flown a man to hospital with serious injuries after he was knocked down in Aberdeenshire.

The collision with a car happened on the A90 Cortes to Fraserburgh road shortly after 14:00 on Monday.

The collision involved a 26-year-old pedestrian, who was pushing a bicycle, and a black Nissan Qashqai.

The pedestrian, who was said to be unconscious at the scene, was flown to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary by air ambulance.

Police Scotland appealed for witnesses.

Sgt Rob Warnock said: "In particular we would like to speak to the driver and occupants of a black BMW vehicle which had been travelling behind the black Nissan Qashqai.

"The vehicle stopped at the scene but left before police were able to speak to the occupants."

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