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Scooter rider injured in road crash

The collision happened on the Kintore to Kemnay road in Aberdeenshire on Saturday.

Police Scotland have appealed for witnesses to the crash on Saturday (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Police Scotland have appealed for witnesses to the crash on Saturday (Andrew Milligan/PA)

A teenager is in hospital after a crash involving a scooter and a car in Aberdeenshire.

Police Scotland said the 19-year-old was riding a black Honda motor scooter on the B994 Kintore to Kemnay road near Upper Cottown when the collision happened at around 5.40pm on Saturday.

He was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary where his condition is described as serious.

The occupants of the black Seat Leon suffered minor injuries.

Sergeant Peter Henderson said: “Our thoughts at this time are with those involved and their families.

“An investigation into the collision is under way and we have already spoken to a number of witnesses.

“In order to help establish the cause of the collision I would urge anyone who saw either vehicle prior to the collision or the collision itself and who has not already come forward to get in touch.”

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