Picture: driver escapes after car crushed by crane

A DRIVER had a lucky escape after his car was crushed under the wheels of a crane near Aberdeen Airport.

Picture: Newsline Scotland

Incredibly, the 52-year-old man sustained only minor injuries following the accident, but was kept in hospital overnight for observations.

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Pictures released yesterday show the extent of the damage to the blue Mitsubishi Colt, which was completely destroyed in the incident.

The smash happened at a junction on Dyce Drive next to the airport shortly before 11am on Monday and caused major traffic congestion in the area.