Aberdeenshire: Lorry driver taken to hospital

The lorry driver was taken to hospital after the accident
The lorry driver was taken to hospital after the accident
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A LORRY driver was rushed to hospital by ambulance today after his water tanker overturned on a busy rural road in Aberdeenshire.

• Lorry driver taken to hospital after vehicle overturned

• B9077 South Deeside Road has been closed off

The B9077 South Deeside Road was completely closed to traffic following the accident at Parkhead Farm, near Kirkton of Maryculter.

The injured lorry driver, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, was taken by ambulance to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. The extent of his injuries are not yet known

A spokesman for Police Scotland said: “Local diversions are in place. Motorists are advised to find alternative routes.”