A cyclist has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after he was hit by a van in Aberdeenshire.
It happened on the A96 near Kintore, on the southbound carriageway near the Broomhill roundabout, at about 06:20.
The 50-year-old cyclist was taken by ambulance to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. The van driver was uninjured.
Police Scotland appealed to anyone with possible information about the collision to contact them.