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Man dies in Grampian Transport Museum crash in Alford

Alford crash scene

A man has died after a crash at a transport museum in Aberdeenshire.

The alarm was raised at the sports track at Grampian Transport Museum in Alford at about 10:50.

The emergency services - including a helimed air ambulance - were sent to help but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Det Insp Stewart Drummond said: "Next of kin have been informed and our thoughts are with his family and friends at this very sad time."

He added: "Inquiries are ongoing as we try to establish the full circumstances surrounding this tragic incident."

A museum spokeswoman said: "The museum is closed while investigations continue."

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