THE family of a 57-year-old gran who died in a crash on a Mother’s Day outing has paid tribute to her.
Police Scotland has confirmed that Jamesina Stewart, from the Elgin area, sadly died in a road collision on the A90 near Ellon on Saturday.
In a statement released to the media through police, her family said: “Jamesina Stewart, also known as Ina, was a loving Daughter, Mum and Granny who had been on a day out with her daughter, son-in-law and two grandchildren as a pre-Mother’s day visit.
“We are heartbroken and devastated that such a dedicated mum and loving person could be taken from us in such sudden and tragic circumstances.
“We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the members of the public who provided assistance at the scene of the accident, and are extremely grateful to the paramedics and fire service for all their efforts.
“In particular we would like to thank Police Scotland for their professional and sensitive approach in dealing with matters.”
The collision happened at around 1.50pm to the north of Ellon towards the Toll of Birness junction and involved a Vauxhall Meriva and a black Renault Megane.
Sergeant Neil Morrison of Road Policing said: “Our thoughts are with Ina’s family at this very difficult time. I would also like to express my thanks to those motorists who stopped at the scene offering assistance and First Aid.
“While our inquiries are continuing, I would urge anyone who witnessed the collision and who has yet to come forward to telephone 101 as soon as possible.”